2 PIECE TINWARE CANISTERS. CONNECTICUT. EARLY 19TH CENTURY.
The larger tinware canister is attributed to the Filley family. It has a hinged lid and a brilliantly painted body that consists of red, yellow and green fruits, foliage on a black asphaltum ground, borders of white and yellow scallops, stars and feathering. It stands at 8 – 3/8″. The smaller is a paint-decorated canister with a fitted hinged lid and wire loop handle. It is decorated with a broad white band with red blossoms and green leaves and is also heightened with scallops of bright yellow on black asphaltum ground. It stands at 4 – 3/4″. Paperwork: Condition: Dimensions: Larger: 8 – 1/2″ x 8 – 3/4″ x 8 – 3/4″.