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Tin box

Description

Gold and blue painted tin box with flip-top; hunting scene with castle, horses, man, dogs, forest.

Details

Maker
Bahlsen-Gruppe (Manufacturer)
Date
1889-1983
Original cataloging specifies mid to late 20th C. However, the manufacturer was founded in 1889, so I revised the date to reflect the possibilty it might have been made earlier.
Inscriptions
"Rallsen / H. BAHLSENS / KEKSFARIK K.G. / HANNOVER / 55/08 / X" ("KEKSFARIK" appears to be a mispelling of Keksfabrik. )
Associated Building
Original To Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
paint (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Box, Trinket
paint (coating)
Probably machine-made
tin (metal)
tins (containers)
Dimensions
6 1/4 x 9 1/8 x 3 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1984.1233
Credit Line
Bequest of Ise Gropius
GUSN
259882

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