2000 Approximate
Avon Bar Soap in Box. Material: soap, paper. Size: 1 3/4" x 2 1/2". Description: white oval bar of soap with raised pattern on top, "JOY" encircled by raised garland edging the top of the bar; (a) soap box imprinted with the same graphic as the soap with holly leaves on each corner; information on box, "Holiday Soaps Joy 1 oz. net wt. 28g, Avon Products, Inc. 2000".
Avon products were sold by independent sales people, usually women who took sales orders by usually going door to door with catalogs and samples.