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A vintage canister set is very nice to decorate your kitchen . These french canisters can be used for decoration.This nest of six stacked boxes is made from aluminium and estimates from the 1930s. It comes from France and was used to preserve perishable foodstuffs such as flour, sugar, coffee etc… and the writing on each canister is French.
All canister are marked on the bottom:Tournus,Unis,France,Aluminium Pur. It's a complete set
The ingredients name are written on a label made in brass.

“farine” = flour
“chicorée” = chicory
“poivre” = pepper
“café” = coffee
“sucre” = sugar
“thé” = tea

Size of largest canister with its lid on:
Diameter: 10.5 cm (4.1 inches)
Height: 15 cm (5.9 inches)

Size of smallest canister with its lid on:
Diameter: 5.5 cm (2.1 inches)
Height: 9 cm (3.5 inches)

Condition: They are in medium condition, with marks, dents and scratches on the exterior, interior and bottom of the canisters and the lid. (see photos) and they are a bit tarnished too.
there is some little dark marks due to age on the canister.

ATTENTION: There are bumps in the bottom of the all the canister except the "thé" one.(it's difficult to see it on these photos, because it's at the back of the front)
ATTENTION: The " café " lid is not in good condition ; it a little bit depressed and there are some marks and scratch.
ATTENTION : There are some dark marks due to age on all the canister.

The canisters are silver it looks a little bit different on the photos but it's not.

As you can see on the photos all the canisters doesn't fit in one very well.

All canisters are empty.

This canister would make a very attractive present or would be very nice to decorate your kitchen! It is a very beautiful French souvenir.

It will be send by the less costly Registered, French Priority airmail but it will INCLUDE a tracking number.

If you liked french canisters here an other one : http://www.etsy.com/listing/88205523/vintage-canister-set-french-aluminium

Please feel free to ask as many questions as you like (regarding size, state of the object) before purchasing.

Don' t forget to visit my Shop !

Merci beaucoup

Vintage Canister Set French Canister Complete set Silver


  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Materials: tin, metal, brass
  • Ships worldwide from France
  • Feedback: 98 reviews
  • Favorited by: 125 people