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Raisin box

1998.1814AB (RS24372)

Description

Low rectangular box w/ removable lid. Decorated w/ different papers. On lid, w/ paisleys and a figure of a woman in a blue dress in a flower garden. On bottom w/ blue paper and purple gilt fringe. Small white handle knobs. A= Box B= Lid

Details

Maker
Possibly James Janner & Son (Maker)
Date
1862-1870
Inscriptions
Adhesive on lid interior: ""SUPERIOR RAISINS FROM THE/ Plantation of 'SAINT MARY'"" ""JAMES JANER & SON./ PROPIETORS/ MALAGA"" ""Importers/ Tunno & Co/ Savannah."" (Georgia) ""EXPOSICION AGRICOLA INDUSTRIAL Y ARTISTICA/ LA/ SOCIEDAD/ ECONOMICA/ DE/ AMIGOS DEL PAIS/ DE MALAGA/ AL MERITO/ 1862""
Location of origin
Malaga, Spain
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Georgia (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX, FOOD STORAGE
boxes (containers)
cookware
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Tunno & Co.
Dimensions
1.75 x 11 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1814AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17654

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