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Cottage cheese container

Description

Frosted/ opaque glass tumbler with slightly tapered base; transfer printed predominantly in brown with Currier & Ives scene of ice breaking, in cartouche with painted coloured highlights

Details

Label
Label "Waiting for a Gallery" A 1995 gift of over 400 Hood Milk Company items documents not only the history of an important New England company but also its impact on people's lives. Promotional items like Hoodsie paper ice cream lids, glass cottage cheese containers, and Currier & Ives drinking glasses, were intended to encourage brand loyalty and quickly became collectibles.
Maker
unknown
Date
1940 C-1950 c
Inscriptions
Transfer printed below image: Currier & Ives
Material
glass (material)
painting (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
containers (receptacles)
GLASS
Glass
glass (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
5.75 (H), 3.125 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.200.3
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose and Emily C. Hood
GUSN
10025

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