Some colours may also be discontinued - another desirable rarity factor. The quality of the pans themselves exceed modern quality as they were made to the highest standard in the old UK factory.This beautiful object would be ideal as a gift for a loved one, for yourself or as a collectors piece. Absolutely lovely, and very satisfying to handle, this compact set folds out to reveal a mixing tray on one side and a detachable water container that fits cleverly to the side of the box while using, and also acts as a lid to keep it all tightly contained when not in use. I cannot emphasise enough the rarity and quality of this object, and that it comes within its original box and original colour chart just makes this set all the more special.
Please note that this item is old and therefore the original cardboard box does show some wear, but overall is in good condition. It is just amazing that it still has its original box.Please see photos for condition. Since 1832 when Henry Newton and William Winsor introduced the first moist water colours to the world, much of Winsor and Newton's reputation for supreme quality has stemmed from this Artists' Water Colour range. Since then Artists' Water Colour continues to be formulated and manufactured according to founding principles; to create an unparalleled water colour range which offers artists the widest and most balanced choice of pigments with the greatest possible permanence.
Winsor and Newton continues to be the brand of water colours most frequently chosen by artists around the world, because of its unparalleled excellence. Great care is taken to ensure the highest standards of purity, quality, and reliability of Colour. Contents : Winsor Yellow / Cadmium Yellow / Cadmium Red / Permanent Alizarin Crimson / French Ultramarine / Cerulean Blue / Winsor Green Blue Shade / Yellow Ochre / Burnt Sienna / Burnt Umber / Raw Umber / Ivory Black. This stunning and wonderful set is for use, a special gift or display as a collectors piece. Condition Description: It is in superb condition, and unused.
There are small markings on the enamel where the water container lid fits and also inside the water lid where the brass bottle top touches the inside when the lid is fitted for storage. There is also some small rubbing in places associated with opening and closing. These are not very noticeable, nor do they detract from the overall beauty and newness. While wear is to be expected in an antique object such as this, it is absolutely minimal.Please see photos to satisfy yourself with its condition. Thank you for taking the time to view this beautiful object. The item "RARE Vintage Winsor Newton, Heavyweight Enamelled Box, Water Container, 12 Pans" is in sale since Wednesday, June 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Crafts\Art Supplies\Painting Supplies\Paint\Watercolour Paint".kenn" and is located in Twickenham.
This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.