Canister

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1894-1910

GUSN

GUSN-19338

Description

Tin container; rectangular with round cover; painted olive green with picture of S.S. Pierce factory on one side and another building on other side; front and back with gold and green label with lion, shield, and eagle; foliate bands around top and bottom rims with gold and green banding also.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Painted on front and back: ""S.S. PIERCE CO./ IMPORTERS & GROCERS/ Boston & Brookline/ ESTABLISHED 1831./ INCORPORATED 1894."" ""AMERICAN CAN CO.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

S.S. Pierce Co.

Maker

American Can. Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

11.125 x 7 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2409

Places

Massachusetts (United States)