Mauchline ware trinket box (1)

Small rectangular wooden trinket box.  Features several black transfer prints depicting rural border scenes. Inscriptions read:   (lid)  "HOGG'S MONUMENT, ST MARY'S LOCH" (front of base)  "MOFFAT FROM THE SOUTH-WEST / MOFFAT MINERAL WELL"   W & A Smith of Mauchline, Ayrshire developed the manufacture of transfer printed treen, or wooden ware which became highly popular as gifts and souvenirs.
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W & A Smith
Place of Production :
Mauchline, Ayrshire
Dimensions :
height 34mm, width 93mm, depth 64mm
Materials :
wood, sycamore (box), red metal (fittings), velvet (lining)
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Dumfries & Galloway Council
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