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Box of Ground Cloves

1998.922 (RS23745)

Description

Tin box, painted primarily red, image of shield on front and back. Sifter lid.

Details

Label
In exhibit: "Boston Close Up" at the SPNEA One Bowdoin Square Gallery, November 9, 1999 - February 12, 2000.
Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1930
Inscriptions
Painted on front and back: ""Packed Expressly for/ S.S. Pierce Co./ importers & grocers/ Boston""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX, SPICE
packaging
spice boxes
Tin
tin (metal)
People and organizations
S.S. Pierce Co.
Dimensions
4 x 2.5 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.922
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19136

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