Canister

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-61173

Description

Cylindrical toleware canister [A] with conforming lid [B]. Footed base with three acanthus leaf feet. Red and gold decoration with swag border motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canisters
cookware
tinware
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
Canister, Food-storage

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.5 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1762AB