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Tobacco Tin with Cover

1938.238.2AB (RS220389)

Description

Tall, square tobacco tin with cylindrical neck and fittted cover. Painted black with gold images of Asian characters, man smoking long pipe, bird, frog and other exotic creatures.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"2 Kos f. 1.25 / Lawn Grass" (handwritten)
Material
lacquer (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessories; Containers for Smoking & Tobacco
Descriptive terms
containers for smoking and tobacco use
lacquer (coating)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.238.2AB
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Alice Pond
GUSN
308887

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