Cottage cheese container

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1940 C-1950 c

GUSN

GUSN-10025

Description

Frosted/ opaque glass tumbler with slightly tapered base; transfer printed predominantly in brown with Currier & Ives scene of ice breaking, in cartouche with painted coloured highlights

Details

Descriptive Terms

containers (receptacles)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
transfer printing
Glass
Transfer Printed
Painted
GLASS

Label

Label "Waiting for a Gallery" A 1995 gift of over 400 Hood Milk Company items documents not only the history of an important New England company but also its impact on people's lives. Promotional items like Hoodsie paper ice cream lids, glass cottage cheese containers, and Currier & Ives drinking glasses, were intended to encourage brand loyalty and quickly became collectibles.

Inscription

Transfer printed below image: Currier & Ives

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.75 (H), 3.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose and Emily C. Hood

Accession Number

1995.200.3