Tin/ food

Object Number: 
2002.1.2251
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
4 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.
Description: 
This lobed tea tin has a fancy paper label printed with stylized Asian flowers and a peacock. It has Chinese characters on the front and back and reads in English "O-Long Tea/ Yue Mou Co./ Dealers In All Kind Of Fien [sic] Teas". The side has directions indicating that the tea was concentrated and needed only 1 teaspoon for two cups.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group