Object ID 000114
Object Name Bunte White House Cocoa
Object Desc Blue, gold and cream 5-lb metal Bunte White House Cocoa tin. Square based tin, lid no longer removable, its a round, screw on-off lid.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000142
General Category History
Category Food Containers
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 White House (brand),cocoa,Bunte Bros.,beverages,tins,
Title Bunte White House Cocoa
Description Blue, gold, and cream metal Bunte White House Cocoa tin. Can hold 5-lbs. Screw-top lid.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Canister is 10.5 inches high, 5 inches long, 5.5 wide
Place of Origin
Maker Bunte Bros.
Maker Details Bunte Bros. manufactured candy and opened their factory in 1876 on State St in Chicago, IL.
Date JAN 30,2013
Summary Good Condition
Assessor Katherine Dickey
Notes Some white paint on sides of canister, looks like it can be removed. Some scratches and small dents. Rusting along edges of canister. 5.5 inch long, 1.5 in wide strip on the front where the finish has been removed from the top of the label.