Canister

Object Number: 
2002.1.3424
Date: 
1881-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. diameter
Description: 
A fancy tea canister with a flaring bottom and long thin handles on each side. One side has a print of a woman in a yellow dress wearing a green hat with a large pink plume. On the reverse is a woman in a green dress with a yellow hat. The bottom has a crest with a lion, unicorn and crowned shield and reads in black on a tin label "Ridgways/ 5 o'clock Tea/ Chief Depot/ King William St./ London, England/ U.S.A. Offices/ San Francisco/ Los Angeles".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group