Sardine box and lid

1851–71
Roswell Gleason and Sons (American, active 1851–1871), Roswell Gleason (American, 1799–1887)


Object Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

10.16 x 13.33 x 12.7 cm (4 x 5 1/4 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

1984.28a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver plated pewter (britannia)

On View

The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238A)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pewter

See R. Gleason & Sons, Dorchester Mass., 1866 [trade catalogue], Plate 46 (related examples).

Markings

Marked with Massachusetts State Seal (Gleason & Sons mark 1851-1871) on base.

Credit Line

Marion E. Davis Fund