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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/ 2 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
3.25 x 9.25 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3558
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20391

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