canister

Production date
1950
Description
Brass canister with lid and knob finial. The base appears to be made from an artillery shell. The lid is heavily moulded with a scene showing a palace under clouds, a crescent moon and stars. Around the perimeter are the words "1949/ KATINKA/ 1950/ FALKIRK OPERATIC SOCIETY".
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Production date
1950
Signature & date
moulding:lid:"1949 KATINKA 1950/ FALKIRK OPERATIC SOCIETY"
Associated date
1948
Associated person
Associated notes
Items were presented to Florence Brown of 13 Arnothill Gardens (aged 80 in 2003) as one of the lead players in the opera that year. She was with the society for some 25 years, before emigrating to Canada. Sister-in-law of the donor. Made by Mr Anderson of the Falkirk Operatic Society at a local foundry.
Accession number
2003-026-003

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