Packaging of a German-made pencil sharpener

This interesting German-made sharpener (see accession no. 2007-51069 for complete artefact) belongs to a series of objects (accession nos. 2007-50972 to 51483) that document the lifestyle and consumption of a typical Chinese upper middle-class family in the mid 20th century.

Date/Period
mid 20th century
Region
Germany, Singapore
Dimension
Object size: H8.8 x W5.2 x D5.2 cm
Accession No.
2007-51070
Material
paper
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Folklife Collection