Tin box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1889-1983

GUSN

GUSN-259882

Description

Gold and blue painted tin box with flip-top; hunting scene with castle, horses, man, dogs, forest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tins (containers)
tin (metal)
machine-made
paint (coating)
Box, Trinket

Inscription

"Rallsen / H. BAHLSENS / KEKSFARIK K.G. / HANNOVER / 55/08 / X" ("KEKSFARIK" appears to be a mispelling of Keksfabrik. )

Associated Building

Original To Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Bahlsen-Gruppe (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

6 1/4 x 9 1/8 x 3 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Ise Gropius

Accession Number

1984.1233

Date

1889-1983 (Original cataloging specifies mid to late 20th C. However, the manufacturer was founded in 1889, so I revised the date to reflect the possibilty it might have been made earlier. )