The Alan Mabey Collection
SAINSBURY'S CRELOS THE WONDER MARGARINEC 1921
Crelos was the brand name of Sainsbury’s own margarine. It sold for a shilling (5p) a pound; if a pound was purchased the customer was rewarded with a gold metal revolving pencil; the cheaper margarine was six pence (2.5p) a pound.
- Accession Number M/B4
- Dimensions 61 X 37.2 CM
Metal is a medium frequently used by artists to make art works - from sculpture to printmaking. Surfaces can display an array of colours and textures, and are capable of being polished to a high gloss; metal can be melted, cast, or fused, hammered into thin sheets, or drawn into wire.