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Canister

1998.2409 (RS23812)

Description

Tin container; rectangular with round cover; painted olive green with picture of S.S. Pierce factory on one side and another building on other side; front and back with gold and green label with lion, shield, and eagle; foliate bands around top and bottom rims with gold and green banding also.

Details

Maker
American Can. Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1894-1910
Inscriptions
Painted on front and back: ""S.S. PIERCE CO./ IMPORTERS & GROCERS/ Boston & Brookline/ ESTABLISHED 1831./ INCORPORATED 1894."" ""AMERICAN CAN CO.""
Location of origin
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)
People and organizations
S.S. Pierce Co.
Dimensions
11.125 x 7 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2409
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19338

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