- Japanned, oval tea canister with friction-fit, flat cover. Canister front is painted with a left-facing flower shaded or fingered-off in white, red, and yellow with black details on a slender, red-dotted yellow stem with yellow-veined green leaves and green and yellow leaflets; three small red-dotted white buds above. 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, and the slightly rounded shoulder and flat bottom have folded edges. No marks.
- Attributed to the Harvey Filley Tinshop of Philadelphia, PA, circa 1818-1853.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- ca 1818 - 1853
- place made
- United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Physical Description
- tinned sheet iron (overall material)
- asphaltum (exterior decoration material)
- paint (exterior decoration material)
- overall: 5 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 13.6525 cm x 8.5725 cm x 6.985 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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