Tin

Object Number: 
2002.1.2406
Date: 
1870-1890
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
9 x 7 3/4 x 2 in. oval
Description: 
A large black oval tin that probably held candles with a lid with a handpainted floral and geometric border in gold with white highlights that opens on a hinge. One side is painted in gold with an oval frame around a anchor, the reverse is painted with an oval frame around the words "Sold By/ Champlin & Smith/ Ship Chandlers/ New York." with a bottom gold leafy border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group