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Tetley's Choice Tea canister

Description

Tin canister for Tetley tea. Hinged lid. Painted red w/ yellow and green floral detail. Trademark elephant on lid.

Details

Maker
Tetley's Choice Tea (Maker)
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
Painted on front: ""TETLEY'S CHOICE TEA REGD..."" Painted on lid: ""TRADEMARK/ INDIA CEYLON""
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE
canisters
cookware
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
8 x 5.5 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1040
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19280

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