Sarotti Praline Tin

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Identifier

TBADC0002

Title

Sarotti Praline Tin

Description

Metal tin used to contain Sarotti Praline Chocolates. The top of the tin includes an scene of five caricatured Moor figures rowing in an eastern-style riverboat down a river dressed in traditional orientalised/Moorish dress. This scene is set against a mustard yellow background adorned with art nouveau border decorations on all four corners of the tin-top. The brand name is printed below this image in italicised red font along with the words "Pralinen Classic Edition No.4 [...] Eine Exquisite Mischung Feinster Pralinen [...] MohrenMotiv Um 1952".
All four sides of the tin show the exact same words on the top with a solitary Sarotti figure holding a flag rather than an oar. The bottom of the tin contains ingredients information about the chocolate and a guide detailing the difference between each chocolate.

Language

German

Creator

Sarotti-Mohr (Julius Gipkens)

Type

Metal Tin

Source

The Black Archives

Format

Praline Tin

Subject

Moor, Black Child, Moorish Child

Coverage

Suit, Shirt, Trousers, Shoes, Turban, Gloves, Oar, Chocolates, Pralines, Flag

Date

c.1952

Physical Dimensions

18x18x6

Country of Production

Germany

Place of Production

Berlin

Keywords

Caricature, Advertising, Chocolate, Pralines, Moors

Rightholder

Sarotti-Mohr

Archived By

Richard Weaver

Bibliography

https://www.etsy.com/ie/listing/1120157007/sarotti-chocolate-tin-can-classic?ref=sold_out-2&pro=1

Citation

Sarotti-Mohr (Julius Gipkens), “Sarotti Praline Tin,” The Black Archives, accessed November 26, 2022, https://collection.theblackarchives.nl/items/show/3551.
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