Tea box

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-20384

Description

Round tin box for tea. Removable lid. Two thin tin straps at one side, perhaps for hooking box onto surface. No ornamentation.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
tin (metal)
Tin
BOX

Inscription

Etched on bottom of box: ""Good Lands/ Ceylon Orange/ Pekoe""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Dimensions

1.625 (H), 3.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3551