Tin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-197875

Description

Box metal tin with handle and round cap. Sticker label on front. Red with gold trim and a white round center with blue lettering. Company seal of a lions and an eagle in gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tin (metal)
tin (metal)
Tin

Inscription

"S.S P. CO./PURITAS/ ET CURA/ESTABLISHED 1831/ INCORPRATED 1894/ REG. U.S. / PAT.OFF." (printed)
"PORTO RICO/STYLE MOLASSES/CONTENTS 1 GALLON/PACKED BY/ S.S. PIERCE CO./ BOSTON" (printed)
"IMPORTANT: KEEP IN A COOL PLACE. LOOSEN CAP AT ONCE/ To prevent bursting of container due to volatillzing of molasses" (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

S.S. Pierce Co.

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Dimensions

10 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1583

Places

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