Vintage Cobalt Blue and White Ceramic Salt Box, Windmill & Sailboat Scene, Germany
Product Description: Early on, salt boxes of different styles were commonly found in kitchens, hung near the stove away from damp areas preventing it from becoming lumpy. This glazed, salt box with a hinged, wooden lid features a nautical scene with a windmill and sailboat decorated in cobalt blue on a white ceramic surface. Conveniently, this salt box can be placed on a counter-top or used as a wall-mount.
Circa: Possibly 1914 – 1920’s
Height: 6 ½”
Width: 5 ¼”
Product Weight: 1 pound 12 ounces
Markings: G.M.T. Co. Inc., Germany
Item mold/Decoration number: 4511/1
Colors: Blue, White, Brown
Condition: Previously owned – used. Very good condition. No cracks. Decoration is vibrant and in good condition. Normal light wear around hole and top. Bottom edge base has a few chips and wear (as shown). Hinges are a bit loose although functions as it should. Lid may have been stained earlier on after piece was made. Crazing on each side.
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