Set of Spice Canisters

GUSN

GUSN-54746

Description

Set of spice canisters consisting of large round tin missing cover (A) containing six small cylindrical canisters with covers (B-G). Cans F and G are missing covers. Small canisters still contain powdered spices. All canisters are a dark copper color. The small canister lids are stenciled with spice names and a floral pattern now faint and difficult to see.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canisters
spice boxes
tin (metal)
CanisterTin
Canister

Inscription

"PEPPER" (canister B)
"ALLSPICE" (Canister C)
"GINGER" (Canister D)
"CINNAMON" (Canister E)

Additional Identification Number

1947.624

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

2 5/8 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. J. Edgar Rollins

Accession Number

1947.624A-G