John Pearson bird box dated 1900

Thanks to Jeff Barker for sending me this images of a copper box by John Pearson (with the ‘straight’ initials) and dated 1900. It has all the characteristic features – the feathered bird, flowers and the hinge.

John Pearson 1900 box

Copper box, dated 1900, featuring a long necked swan.

Hinge of copper box

The hinge, square nails, and flowers are typical of a John Pearson box.