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Object ID 000084

Object Name Sauer's ground cloves tin

Object Desc "Sauer's Ground Cloves" CF Sauer Co. Established in 1887 Richmond, VA. Cream and blue metal tin "Sauer's selected Spices" "11/2 oz. choice ground cloves" "Guaranteed by CF Sauer Co. Richmond, VA., USA" (front)

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000060

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Spices/Flavorings


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords cloves,spices,C. F. Sauer Co.,Sauer's (barnd),tins,cooking,

Title Sauer's ground cloves tin

Description Metal tin, White and blue, Sauer's is written in red. Back displays 18 gold metals the company won for excellence.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3

Length 2.25

Width 1

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker C. F. Sauer Co.

Maker Details Richmond, V.A., U.S.A

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000060



Date JAN 26,2013

Summary good

Assessor MacKenzie Sims

Notes Cream and blue container "Sauer's Selected Spices" :11/2 oz. choice ground cloves" "Guaranteed by CF Sauer Co Richmond, VA, USA" (front); "Sauer's pure flavoring extracts" "18 highest awards and gld medals and purity, srength and fine flavor" (back); "The purest is always the best" (side); list of other Sauer products (side). In good condition, few scratches, darker stain at the bottom of the container, contents still inside. Height 3.6in, width 2.1in, depth 0.9in.