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William Webb, a master brass worker with a foundry in Warren, used this can to dispense fine powder, such as burnishing powder or soldering flux. He would run a tool or his finger across the serrated edge of the handle to help dispense the powder.
About This Item
- Title: Container for polishing powder, ca. 1840
- Creation Date: circa 1840
- Subject Date: circa 1840
- Town: Warren
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Metal
- Local Code: Private
- Collection: Private collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
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