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
General Category History
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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Place of Origin
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.
Date NOV 14,2014
Assessor Molly Hannan
Notes Tin no longer opens. Surfaces are discolored and have edge wear and some corrosion.