Object ID 000058
Object Name Watkins Pure Sage tin
Object Desc Teal blue can with black writing inside of a yellow square."J.R.Watkins Pure Sage For Seasoning POULTRY, DRESSING, MEATS, SAUSAGE, ETC."
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000041
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords J. R. Watkins Co.,sage,spices,baking,cooking,tins,Watkins (brand),
Title Watkins Pure Sage tin
Description This teal blue rectangular can has silver lid and bottom. The writing is in black in yellow boxes that are on each side. The front and back are identical featuring the profile of the manufacturer, and the product name, the sides are not-identical, one side contains a sausage recipe, the other advertisement.
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Place of Origin
Maker J. R. Watkins Co.
Maker Details This cannister is probably older then 1928 since it has the side profile of the manufacturer. It is also covered in paper, unlike the previous cannisters where the info is on the metal.
Date JAN 24,2013
Assessor Hannah Lartz
Notes The top of the cannister is tarnished. The lid does not come off, it sounds like there may be sage still inside. The overall can is in good shape, especially since this can has a paper label.