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Tin cocoa canister

Description

Tin canister advertising, on bottom, cocoa. Stylized geometric and floral Egyptian decoration on all sides and cap. Slightly domed top w/ circular removable cap. Painted gold w/ red and black detail.

Details

Label
In exhibit: "Boston Close Up" at the SPNEA One Bowdoin Square Gallery, November 9, 1999 - February 12, 2000.
Maker
Walter Baker & Co. (Maker)
Date
1878-1890
Inscriptions
Painted on bottom: [in part] ""WALTER BAKER & CO./ DORCHESTER, MASS./ GOLD MEDAL, PARIS, 1878./ Guaranteed Absolutely Pure.""
Location of origin
Dorchester, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE
canisters
cookware
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
6.5 x 3 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1020
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19261

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