Tin

Object Number: 
2002.1.3490
Date: 
1894-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
7 x 7 x 11 in.
Description: 
A large faded gold colored tin with pink and black geometric borders and scattered starbursts around a central crest of a circle around a shield with a rampant lion below the words "S.S. Pierce Co./ Importers Grocers/ Boston and Brooklyn/ Established 1831/ Incorporated 1894" on the front and back. One side shows a huge mansion like building with a horse drawn carriage in the street, the other a more than ten story urban store or factory building on a busy city street- perhaps representations of the Boston and Brooklyn stores.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group