Gorgeous seventies tin money box featuring a Kate Greenaway illustration of a line of skipping girls dressed up in their frocks and bonnets.
The slot for the money is about 3.5cm, with the whole tin being about 9.7cm in width, and 8.7cm in height.
Kate Greenaway was the most popular children’s illustrator of her generation. Born in Hoxton, London, in 1846, she is world-renowned as one of the best ‘Golden Age Illustrators‘, and brought a new lease of life to turn-of-the-century children’s illustration.
As per the photograph above, this vintage piece is sold as a decorative, collectible item to brighten up a little shelf. It should not be used in play by people under 14 years of age.