On the box is written in French “crêpe dentelle les gavottes de quimper” = “pancakes gavotte from Quimper”. Quimper is a small city situated in Brittany in the west of France.
Gavotte are small cookies which exist even today.
Size with lid:
Length: 18.5 cm (7.2 inches)
Width: 10 cm (3.9 inches)
Height: 5 cm (1.9 inches)
Condition: It’s in medium condition. Some of the paint is worn and there are some small dents and scratches (see photos) but it is in quite good condition for this vintage period.
The lid closes well.
The inside is empty and clean.
In spite of the dents and scratches, this box is rare in this state and it would make a very attractive container for your biscuits or as a gift to one of your friends who likes cooking.
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