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Object ID 002796

Object Name Field Confections metal tin

Object Desc Round metal tin originally containing Field Confections, made by Marshall Field & Company

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002559

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General Category History

Category Candy


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date NOV 14,2014


Location Room 4, candy display

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Marshall Field,candy,chocolate,Field Confections,confections,tins,

Title Field Confections metal tin

Description Round metal tin originally containing Field Confections, made by Marshall Field & Company. Tin no longer comes apart. Top of tin has Field Confections written in gold on upper left and a large gold and green swirl design. Lower right has Marshall Field & Company name and coat of arms in blue and red. The rest of the tin is cream colored.


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Diameter 7.5

Circumference 24

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Quantity 1



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Maker Marshall Field & Company

Maker Details Marshall Field & Company, commonly known as Marshall Field’s, was an upscale department store in Chicago, Illinois, that grew to become a major chain before being acquired by Macy's, Inc., on August 30, 2005. Its history began in 1865 when Marshall entered into a partnership with Milton and Potter Palmer. In 1881 it was rename Marshall Field & Company. Field died in 1906.

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Image Caption CMY2559



Date NOV 14,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Tin no longer opens. Surfaces are discolored and have edge wear and some corrosion.