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Tea canister

1998.2435AB (RS23823)

Description

Japanned tea canister(A) w/ cover(B); stenciled on front "TEA" and two pagodas w/ a fence; black w/ red and gold decoration and label; cylindrical shape w/ tapered neck and round cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
japanning
stenciling
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE
canisters
cookware
Japanned
japanning
Stenciled
stenciling
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
12.625 (H), 8.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2435AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19363

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