Vintage Kitchen Canister, Mid Century, Distress Sugar Can, Aluminum & Copper, Food Storage, Silver Color, Home Decor, Metalware Collectible

$99.37 $132.50

The distressed and worn Mid-Century kitchen canister is in good condition. The minimalist-style front badge shows that this canister was made for the purpose of holding "SUGAR". Since this particular canister has a "SUGAR" label in the front, there were most likely other canisters that were made to go alongside this canister such as "Flour", "Coffee", etc., that could be added to make a complete set. While the lower section appears to be brushed-aluminum, the lid has the appearance of copper. The recessed black plastic knob on the lid is held in place by a four-way screw. The rounded front and back are in stark contrast to the flat sides. While the contrast between the curved front and back against the flat sides is very appealing to the eye, it also serves an important purpose. The flat sides could be butted up against another flat surface to save countertop space. The rounded shape of the front and back not only allow the canister to stand-out on the countertop - making it easier to see the particular contents badge, but the rounded shape also makes it easier to slide in and out of a particular location. The curved shape makes it much easier to slide back in place if it were to come in contact with another item instead of abruptly stopping and/or causing damage to another canister. The black and silver "SUGAR" emblem on the front appears to be a thick-mil sticker recessed into the front of the canister. While there are no discernible marks of identification on this gorgeously distressed Mid-Century kitchen canister, the sturdy brushed-aluminum metal along with the minimalist-style relief on the front reveal that this canister was made with both quality and practical beauty in mind.

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There are no holes, loose sections, or repair places on this distressed and worn Mid-Century aluminum and copper kitchen canister. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub marks on the canister - mainly in the form of distress and wear from use and/or storage. The recessed black plastic knob is fully intact and tight. There are some small dings and shallow dents on this metal "SUGAR" canister - mainly on the edges and/or corners. Even more, the small dings and shallow dents actually serve to enhance the distressed appearance of the canister - they provide legitimacy to the fact that this is a genuine "Vintage" canister. While legitimacy has virtually always been important, it is even more so at the present. Rub marks, scratches, scuffs, and even wear up to a certain point can pretty much be man-made. However, there are certain types of wear, distress, and age that can only come from actual use over an extended period of time. The small dings and/or shallow dents along with the distressed appearance of the canister would be extremely hard - if not impossible - to purposefully make. The bottom of the canister has a hammered appearance very similar to hammered metal art which causes the canister to be a tad-bit wobbly.

The decorative possibilities for this gorgeously distressed metal kitchen "Sugar" canister are many. The china cabinet or display curio would be enhanced by the addition of this gorgeous metalware collectible. Also, the kitchen countertop or open collectibles shelf would welcome this beautiful brushed-aluminum and copper canister for its minimalist Mid-Century charm. In addition, the growing metalware collection would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this brushed-aluminum and copper Mid-Century kitchen canister.

The collector will appreciate this gorgeous metalware kitchen "SUGAR" canister for its good condition, minimalist-style, Mid-Century charm, contrasting lines, and distressed and worn overall appearance.

The gorgeously distressed and worn Mid-Century metal kitchen canister weighs 10.8 oz.

The large aluminum and copper kitchen storage canister measures approximately 8 5/8" tall to the top of the copper lid or 8 1/16" tall to the top of the rim.

The distressed kitchen canister measures approximately 5.25" wide across the copper lid from outside to outside x 6 3/16" deep across the copper lid from outside to outside.

The metalware kitchen canister measures approximately 5.25" wide across the rim from outside to outside x 6 1/8" deep across the rim from outside to outside.

The kitchen canister measures approximately 5.25" wide across the bottom from outside to outside x 6 3/16" deep across the bottom from outside to outside.

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Vintage Kitchen Canister Mid Century Distress Sugar Can Aluminum & Copper Food Storage Silver Color Home Decor Metalware Collectible

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