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Egyptian Revival Style Biscuit Tin

This is a Biscuit tin. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is offset lithograph on tin. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

  • Lotus-shaped Cup (Egypt)
  • colored faience (ceramic frit).
  • Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1960-29-1
  • Purse (France)
  • cotton, glass and metal beads.
  • Gift of Dorothy Twining Globus.
  • 1988-23-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 22.3 x 10.3 x 10cm (8 3/4 x 4 1/16 x 3 15/16in.)

Cite this object as

Egyptian Revival Style Biscuit Tin; England; offset lithograph on tin; H x W x D: 22.3 x 10.3 x 10cm (8 3/4 x 4 1/16 x 3 15/16in.); 1990-93-4-a,b

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