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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.
CANISTER, FOOD STORAGE
In exhibit: "Boston Close Up" at the SPNEA One Bowdoin Square Gallery, November 9, 1999 - February 12, 2000.
Painted on bottom: [in part] ""WALTER BAKER & CO./ DORCHESTER, MASS./ GOLD MEDAL, PARIS, 1878./ Guaranteed Absolutely Pure.""
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),
Walter Baker & Co. (Maker)
Dorchester, MA, USA
6.5 x 3 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
Massachusetts (United States)