These little boxes are Austin Art, Character Make-Up Kits and could have been used for Halloween, children's plays and dress-up fun. Each box has a clown face on the front with the contents and directions on the back. One edge has character faces and the other edge reads; Professional and Amateur Use. One box is for a Ghost and has a plastic container of white grease paint and a black liner stick wrapped in foil. The other is for an Indian and has reddish brown grease paint and with a matching colored liner stick. These were manufactured for Austin Art Studios of Omaha Nebraska and are probably from the 1940's or 50's.
The boxes measures about 1 3/4" by 2 1/8" and are in fairly good condition with might edge wear and soiling. The grease paint containers measure about 1 ½" in in diameter by ½" and both have most of their original product. The liner sticks are both opened and have had some use.
Priced and sold as the pair.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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Item ID: 18546
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