Object ID 003666
Object Name Forbes Golden Cup Coffee container
Object Desc Tall circular container with blue and white checkered background of a windmilll and children playing.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003286
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords coffee,tins,beverages,food container,Forbes,
Title Forbes Golden Cup Coffee container
Description Tall circular coffee container. The top is painted gold. Lettering is in red or blue. 3 pounds, net weight. The backsplash has pictures of a windmill,, a child feeding a rooster, a child chasing rabbits, a child feeding ducks, and children playing with ducks. Has cereal written on one side. Steel cut coffee.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Jas. H. Forbes Tea & Coffee Co.
Maker Details Established 1853 in St. Louis, MO. and also has locations in Kansas City, MO. and Omaha, NE. First introduced a new way of selling coffee-ground and roasted, and ready to brew.
Date SEP 26,2015
Assessor Rachel Niswander
Notes Lid is painted gold. Discolored label