Tin, knife polish; John Oakey & Sons Ltd; [?]; 2011.15

Name/Title

Tin, knife polish

About this object

Knife polish tin; a tall, cylindrical tin of Wellington Knife Polish, manufactured by John Oakey & Sons Ltd, London. The lid of the tin is perforated with nine holes for shaking out the powdered polish. A red and green paper label is adhered to the body of the tin and is printed with directions for use and manufacturers details.

Maker

John Oakey & Sons Ltd

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal
processed material, paper

Inscription and Marks

Printed on label: "WELLINGTON / KNIFE / POLISH / MANUFACTURED BY / JOHN OAKEY & SONS LTD / WELLINGTON EMERY AND BLACK LEAD MILLS / LONDON"

Technique

glued

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 116mm x di 60mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

manners and customs, customs relative to private life

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

2011.15

Rights

All rights reserved

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