Tin cocoa canister

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1878-1890

GUSN

GUSN-19261

Description

Tin canister advertising, on bottom, cocoa. Stylized geometric and floral Egyptian decoration on all sides and cap. Slightly domed top w/ circular removable cap. Painted gold w/ red and black detail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canisters
cookware
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE

Label

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

Inscription

Painted on bottom: [in part] ""WALTER BAKER & CO./ DORCHESTER, MASS./ GOLD MEDAL, PARIS, 1878./ Guaranteed Absolutely Pure.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Walter Baker & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Dorchester, MA, USA

Dimensions

6.5 x 3 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1020

Places

Massachusetts (United States)