- Japanned, oval canister with friction-fit, flat cover. Canister is painted with three decorative borders: a narrow white (appears pale blue) band containing green chevron-stroke leaves and red berries at top; large, transparent white rope strokes with red, green and a few yellow overstrokes accented by yellow dot circles and leaflets below that; and a row of yellow ladle strokes at base. Yellow brushstroke groups on shoulder and cover. Canister is made in four pieces: collar has a soft-soldered lapped seam, body has one vertical folded seam at side, and the rounded shoulder and flat bottom have folded edges. No marks.
- Attributed to the North Tinshop of Fly Creek, NY, circa 1790-1841.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- ca 1790 - 1841
- place made
- United States: New York, Fly Creek
- Physical Description
- tinned sheet iron (overall material)
- asphaltum (exterior decoration material)
- paint (exterior decoration material)
- overall: 5 5/16 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 13.49375 cm x 8.5725 cm x 6.35 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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