Store display jar

Object Number: 
2002.1.3452ab
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Ceramic
Dimensions: 
9 x 5 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A cream colored ceramic store display tobacco jar embossed on one side with painted highlights of leaves and flowers surrounding the words "Spaulding & Merrick/ Sunny Bank/ Chicago". The reverse reads the same in unpainted embossing. Spaulding & Merrick produced several types of tobacco including Briar Pipe tobacco and Plow Boy cigarettes as well as Sunny Bank.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group