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Set of Spice Canisters

1947.624A-G (RS220398)

Description

Set of spice canisters consisting of large round tin missing cover (A) containing six small cylindrical canisters with covers (B-G). Cans F and G are missing covers. Small canisters still contain powdered spices. All canisters are a dark copper color. The small canister lids are stenciled with spice names and a floral pattern now faint and difficult to see.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"PEPPER" (canister B)
"ALLSPICE" (Canister C)
"GINGER" (Canister D)
"CINNAMON" (Canister E)
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Canister
canisters
spice boxes
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2 5/8 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.624A-G
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. J. Edgar Rollins
GUSN
54746

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