Biscuit barrel; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1977.304

Name/Title

Biscuit barrel

About this object

Wood, crockery and metal biscuit barrel with lid and handle. The barrel is wooden on the outside with crockery inside. It has metal rims on the top and bottom with the letters "EPNS" stamped onto the top rim. The lid is inserted into a top rim which has a hinged handle. There is a metal cut to read "Biscuits" on the front of the barrel. The metal lid has a pointed knob.

Maker

Unknown maker

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Wood, oak?
Metal, electro plated nickel silver
Processed material, ceramic

Inscription and Marks

Biscuits
EPSN

Measurements

Dia 140mm X H 260mm (to top of handle)

Subject and Association Keywords

Container

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic chattels

Subject and Association Keywords

Food container

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Household

Object number

CR1977.304

Copyright Licence  

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