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Object ID 000229

Object Name A. Schilling Tea canister

Object Desc A Schilling product. Black Orange Pekoe and pekoe. 4 oz A blend of ceylon-India and other fine black teas. A Schilling & Company San Francisco. Copyright 1931.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000099a-b

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General Category History

Category Coffee/Tea

Source CMY99

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tea,tins,A. Schilling & Company,beverages,

Title A. Schilling Tea canister

Description A. Schilling product. Black Orange Pekoe. 4 ounces. A blend of Ceylon- India and other fine black teas. A Schilling & Company San Franciso Copyright 1931.A. Schilling & Company was an American foodstuffs company founded in San Francisco, California, in 1881 by August Schilling and George F. Volkmann. It dealt in coffee, tea, baking powder, extracts, and spices and was merged into McCormick & Company in 1946. McCormick continued to use the Schilling name for its Western division until the 1990s.


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Height 4

Length 0

Width 3

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker A. Schilling & Company

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Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000099a-b

Description This tin tea can is red with white lettering. The lid is removable, and its overall condition is good.


Date FEB 8,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes It has silver painting on the lid. The top of the canister has gold on the top. Silver paint Metal exposed problematic. expose, rusty. spots. silver painting at bottom.


Date FEB 8,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 8,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin