Raisin box

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1862-1870

GUSN

GUSN-17654

Description

Low rectangular box w/ removable lid. Decorated w/ different papers. On lid, w/ paisleys and a figure of a woman in a blue dress in a flower garden. On bottom w/ blue paper and purple gilt fringe. Small white handle knobs. A= Box B= Lid

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
cookware
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
BOX, FOOD STORAGE

Inscription

Adhesive on lid interior: ""SUPERIOR RAISINS FROM THE/ Plantation of 'SAINT MARY'"" ""JAMES JANER & SON./ PROPIETORS/ MALAGA"" ""Importers/ Tunno & Co/ Savannah."" (Georgia) ""EXPOSICION AGRICOLA INDUSTRIAL Y ARTISTICA/ LA/ SOCIEDAD/ ECONOMICA/ DE/ AMIGOS DEL PAIS/ DE MALAGA/ AL MERITO/ 1862""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Tunno & Co.

Maker

Possibly James Janner & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Malaga, Spain

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

1.75 x 11 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1814AB

Places

Georgia (United States)