This large Maroon painted tin toleware dispenser has decorative portrait of a young lady on the front, some floral decoration on the lid and classical boarder pattern to frame. ‘Japan’ is clear and bold across the front, so would of been imported for tea, or spices most probably.
The condition is good for it age, but as you can see from the photos there is wear to the paintwork, small dents, and scrapes. This all adds to the authenticity and charm of this unusual tin.
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Product code: 6238