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Object ID 003939

Object Name Droste Chocolate Fruitrings

Object Desc Box of Chocolate Fruitrings by Droste. Box is green with picture of chocolate fruitrings and fruit.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003520a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 14

Object Date

Start Year Range 1964

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Chocolate,candy,food,Droste,

Title Droste Chocolate Fruitrings

Description Box of Chocolate Fruitrings by Droste. Box is green with picture of chocolate fruitrings and fruit. Contained pine-apple, strawberry, lemon, and orange fruit rings. Bottom of box is white with ingredients listed in Dutch. Company name on bottom of box is listed as Koninklijke Droste Fabrieken N.V.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 7

Width 4.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Koninklijke Droste Fabrieken N.V.

Maker Details The confectionery business of Gerardus Johannes Droste was opened in Haarlem in the summer of 1863. Customers could buy a cup of waterchocolate and various types of candy, for example chocolate pastilles, officially called 'Pastilles Droste'. In 1964 the factory received the "Royal" designation. Droste's new name became: Koninklijke Droste Fabrieken N.V.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3520a-b



Date DEC 18,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Kayla Sutherland

Notes Some wear on top and edges. The green color is worn away in places. Box is dented and stained, and shows evidence of water damage. Bottom is slightly torn inside.