Tea Canister

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-305105

Description

Eight-sided tea canister with lid. Painted tin, black with red latice design and gold trim. Canister is c. 1820-1840, finish c. 1943 by unknown painter.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

canisters
tin (metal)
paint (coating)
Canister, Food Storage
Canister, Tea
Canister, Tea

Inscription

"when striped 1943, traces/found of ribbon knot and/festoon at ends of caddy,/too faint for reproduction" (Hand painted in black on gold banner background.)

Additional Identification Number

1039.1
968

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Candace Orcutt

Accession Number

2014.146.1AB

Date

1820-1840 (Finish is c. 1943)