The lid can be used as a palette and there is a thumbhole for use at the easel. The box comes fully loaded with 10 whole and 10 half watercolour pans and 2 rowney half pans.
These date from the early 1960s. Colours include aureolin (x 2), cobalt blue, viridian, yellow ochre (x 2), permanent blue, winsor green, antwerp blue, french ultramarine, cadmium red, light red, burnt sienna, lamp black. When closed, the paintbox measures 17 cm in length, 9.2 cm wide, 2.2 cm tall.This item is made of metal and paint, pigment.