Tin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-197851

Description

Square box tea tin with red and green colored sides and orange trim. Writing on front and side with a picture of flowers and a lion. Red triangles line the corners. Print of India on lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tins (containers)
tin (metal)
Tin

Inscription

"SAHIB/ THE MASTER TEA/GROWN IN INDIA/ ORANGE PEKOE/ TEA/ S.S. PIERCE CO./ BOSTON/ 1 LB. NET WEIGHT" (Painted)
"S.S. PIERCE CO./ BOSTON" (Painted)
"S.S.P.CO./PURITAS/ET CURA" (Painted)
"INDIA TEA" (Molded)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

CH447

Maker

S.S. Pierce Co.

Dimensions

6 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1589

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)