Caddy, tea; J Rattray & Son, Ltd.; 20th century; 2011.12

Name/Title

Caddy, tea

About this object

Tea caddy; a deep, cylindrical tin for Tiger Tea. The lid bears a printed image of a tiger's head and the word: "Tea". The tin itself is red, and its base is printed in black with: "Tiger Tea, Its so good it goes further, Packed by J Rattray & Son Ltd, 17 Crawford St, Dunedin"

Maker

J Rattray & Son, Ltd.

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

20th century

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Otago, Dunedin

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Printed on base: "TIGER tea / Its so good / it goes / further / Packed by / J RATTRAY & SON LTD / 17 CRAWFORD ST. / DUNEDIN".

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 140mm x di 155mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

manners and customs, customs relative to private life

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

2011.12

Rights

All rights reserved

Tags

Tea

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