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Oil can, Ambrosia

Contemporary Era, Europe

Tin can with screw cap and handle. Ambrosia-brand oil has a Greek statue as its emblem and was first marketed in Switzerland in 1920 by Ernest Hürlimann in Wädenswil.


Alimentarium, Cooking, Eating, Purchasing, Digesting, Vevey : Alimentarium, 2002, p. 99.


  • Type: Box
  • Place of origin: Switzerland
  • Materials and techniques: Tinplate
  • Date: from 1920 to 2000
  • Dimensions: 37 x 22 x 15.5 cm
  • Brand: Ambrosia
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