Cottage cheese container

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1951-1971

GUSN

GUSN-10042

Description

Orange lustred glass bowl with white base ring embossed underneath; pale yellow fitted tin lid printed with red cow logo and description of contents

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
enameling
glass (material)
molding (forming)
printing (process)
tin (metal)
Glass
Tin
Molded
Enameled
Transfer Printed
JAR

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 and Currier & Ives drinking glasses, were intended to encourage brand loyalty and quickly became collectibles.

Inscription

Printed 1) on lid (top) 2) side of lid: 1) H.P. Hood & Sons Boston, Mass. Net weight 10 ozs./ Hood [logo]/ Country Style [written]/ Pasteurized - Creamed/ Cottage/ Cheese/ Small curd 2) 126 - Packet Anchor USA Embossed on underside: Oven/ Fire King [written]/ Ware/ 32/ Made in U.S.A.

Additional Identification Number

1995.206A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.25 (H), 5.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.206AB