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Tin box

Description

Rectangular tin box w/ hinged lid, painted purple w/ green and violet floral design and gilt trim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Inscriptions
Painted on lid: ""Louis Sherry/ New York/ PARIS/ 1 lb. NET WEIGHT."" Also engraved on box bottom: ""CANCO""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Floral
floral patterns
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
People and organizations
Sherry, Louis
Dimensions
2.625 x 6.125 x 3.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3555
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20388

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