Tin box

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1895-1900

GUSN

GUSN-20392

Description

Rectangular tin box w/ hinged lid, painted red. Gilt and black detail and lettering.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
BOX

Inscription

Painted on lid: ""Vantine's/ Canton/ Crystallized/ Ginger"" Painted on front and back: ""A.A. Vantine & Co./ Largest Japanese, Chinese, Turkish, Persian, Egyptian and India House in the World 877--879 BROADWAY, NEW YORK."" On sides: ""COPYRIGHT/ 1895/ A.A. VANTINE & CO.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 x 6.125 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3559

Places

New York state (United States)