Box of Ground Cloves

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1920-1930

GUSN

GUSN-19136

Description

Tin box, painted primarily red, image of shield on front and back. Sifter lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spice boxes
packaging
tin (metal)
Tin
BOX, SPICE

Label

In exhibit: "Boston Close Up" at the SPNEA One Bowdoin Square Gallery, November 9, 1999 - February 12, 2000.

Inscription

Painted on front and back: ""Packed Expressly for/ S.S. Pierce Co./ importers & grocers/ Boston""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

S.S. Pierce Co.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 x 2.5 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.922

Places

Massachusetts (United States)