Known as 'The Fairy Tree', it depicts a conical tree with a selection of lithographed Attwell Boo Boos, fairies and animals peaking out of the leaves. There is a slot to the sides for your coins and a stopper underneath. Unusual to find the complete two parts, especially in Good to Very Good Vintage Condition.
The firm of William Crawford and Sons started in 1813 as a family bakery business in the Scottish seaport of Leith, now incorporated within the city of Edinburgh. A small premises was the place where Crawford’s began to manufacture their many specialities. From this small beginning in Leith the company went on to be a household name in the UK and in many other parts of the world
Title: Lucie Attwell's Fairy Tree
Manufactured by : William Crawford & Sons
Designer: Mabel Lucie Attwell (4 June 1879 – 5 November 1964) was a British illustrator. She was known for her cute, nostalgic drawings of children, based on her daughter, Peggy. Her drawings are featured on many postcards, advertisements, posters, books and figurines.
Size: 13 3/4 inches high (34.9 cm)
Condition: Varying degress of flaking and scratching to lithograph, light scattered denting, sticker to underside, with wear commensurate with age and use.
We expect this to appreciate in value, as these are found less and less frequently, and rarely complete two parts.