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Food-storage canister

1985.305 (RS118638)

Description

Cylindrical form w/ overlapping seams. Circular bottom is slightly recessed and has a stamped mark in Oriental characters. Conforming lid w/ flat top. Painted brown overall w/ painted motif of cherry blossoms w/ a full moon in black and gilt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
CANISTER, FOOD-STORAGE
canisters
cookware
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
5.25 x 3.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.305
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25052

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