VanTines's Japanese Nail Stone box

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-18184

Description

Blue and white square porcelain covered box marked "VANTINE'S/ ORIENTAL/ NAILSTONE/ JAPAN"; yellow and orange paper label w/ inscription, dragon and mountain; top w/ 4 shells at 4 corners; scene on cover w/ mountain and ocean.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
packaging
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
mountains
Porcelain
Painted
Tin Glazed
Dragon
Mountain
BOX

Inscription

Printed label on side of box: ""VANTINE/ ORIENTAL PERFUMES 877-879 BWAY NEW YORK""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Dimensions

1 x 2.375 x 2.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2280AB

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