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Storage bin

Object Number: 
1949.320
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Iron, tin, porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 11 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. ( 28.3 x 28.6 x 28.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on lid: "JOHN W. KISSAM/C OR/FULTON & COLD ST./NEW YORK"
Description: 
Rectangular tinned sheet iron bin for storing and dispensing product, with slanted front joined to flat top, with door hinged at top with porcelain knob at bottom; bin painted red with stencilled design on front panel of curlicues and scroll in gold, with shadows and inscription "PRUNES" painted in black; panel on front and top defined by painted border in gold and black, with flat chamfers; oval plaque with beaded edge and stamped inscription attached to lid.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Harold H. Weekes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group