Antique,ceramic,ca.1890-1900, Delightful Little Toothpaste Jar, Crock, Pot Lid
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Antique,ceramic,ca.1890-1900, Delightful Little Toothpaste Jar, Crock, Pot Lid:
You are offerding on an antique,ceramic, under-glaze-transferred toothpaste container or "pot lid' as they are known. This is a very cute little jar which dates to between 1890-1900 making it around 120 years old! It is in very good condition and measures just 2 1/2" in diameter and stands 1 1/2" tall when the lid is seated on the base section. It shows the customary fine glaze crazing throughout. As you can see, this lid was originally produced for the "Home & Colonial Stores"
A very cute little antique piece for your collection, or just to show at some strategic spot in your home! FOR VIEWERS WHO MAY NOT BE FAMILIAR WITH THESE DELIGHTFUL LITTLE JARS....THEY WERE USED BETWEEN APPROX. 1840-1920 TO MARKET VARIOUS PRODUCTS WHICH CAME IN A PASTE FORM. AFTER WWI THEY BECAME OBSOLETE AS MORE MODERN AND ECONOMICAL FORMS OF PACKAGING REPLACED THEM.THE RECOVERY AND COLLECTING OF THESE OLD PIECES HAS BECOME A POPULAR, WORLD-WIDE HOBBY, AND A QUAINT REMINDER OF A BYGONE ERA. BE ASSURED, YOU ARE offerDING ON A GENUINE AND AUTHENTIC PERIOD PIECE.
Overseas buyers are welcome, but please note,seller is not
responsiblefor duties or taxes which may be
levied by import authorities of countries outside the U.S. I do not mark sales below the sale price, or
send items as “gifts”. I complete U.S.
custom forms accurately.
Payment, whether domestic or International, is expectedwithin 3 days,and if there is any hitch, please communicate and we can work something out....otherwise seller reserves the right to relist the item in theevent of non-payment within the stipulated period. Thanks for viewing my sale and I wish you success in the offerding. Lord bless.