Vintage Cobalt Blue and White Ceramic Salt Box, Windmill & Sailboat Scene, Germany

Vintage Cobalt Blue and White Ceramic Salt Box, Windmill & Sailboat Scene, Germany

Sale price $54.00 Regular price $66.50


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”

Depth:  4”

Product Weight:  1 pound 12 ounces

Markings:   G.M.T. Co. Inc., Germany

Manufacture:  unknown

Item mold/Decoration number:  4511/1

Material:  Ceramic

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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