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Tin box

Description

Rectangular tin box w/ hinged lid, painted red. Gilt and black detail and lettering.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1895-1900
Inscriptions
Painted on lid: ""Vantine's/ Canton/ Crystallized/ Ginger"" Painted on front and back: ""A.A. Vantine & Co./ Largest Japanese, Chinese, Turkish, Persian, Egyptian and India House in the World 877--879 BROADWAY, NEW YORK."" On sides: ""COPYRIGHT/ 1895/ A.A. VANTINE & CO.""
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)
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
2 x 6.125 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3559
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20392

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