Food-storage canister

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-25052

Description

Cylindrical form w/ overlapping seams. Circular bottom is slightly recessed and has a stamped mark in Oriental characters. Conforming lid w/ flat top. Painted brown overall w/ painted motif of cherry blossoms w/ a full moon in black and gilt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canisters
cookware
tin (metal)
Tin
CANISTER, FOOD-STORAGE

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.25 x 3.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.305