Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Container with lid

Object Number: 
2009.30.1
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Whiteware with black transfer print.
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (8.9 x 8.9 x 3.8 cm)
Description: 
Circular porcelain container with removable lid. Black text printed on face of lid. NO ARTIFICIAL COLOURING MATTER/ PRICE 1S/ F.S. CLEAVER'S/ ARECA NUT; TOOTH PASTE/ POSESSES THE WELL KNOWN/ PURIFYING AND ASTRINGENT/ PROPERTIES OF THE ARECA/ NUT AND REMOVES; ALL TARTAR FROM/ THE TEETH/ OF ANY DESCRIPTION IS USED
Credit Line: 
Gift of Michael C. Wolf
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group