Rare & Very Unusual, Antique,ceramic,tomato Toothpaste Jar,crock, Pot Lid For Sale
You are offerding on an antique, ceramic, under-the-glaze transferred toothpaste container or "pot lid" as they are known. This particular pot lid is rated as "rare" by Dales' reference book, and is dated to 1897. Yes, a very unusual product name.....the original paste which went with this container would not have been tomato flavored, but rather the product was so named because of it's tomato coloring!! The lid measures 2 3/4" in diameter and the jar stands 1 1/2" in height when the lid is in place on the base section. The transfer on the face is dark, clear and sharp, as you can see from the pics. A great Victorian piece for your home or collection! The flowers are blooming in Washington state....the most beautiful time of the year!
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.
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Rare & Very Unusual, Antique,ceramic,tomato Toothpaste Jar,crock, Pot Lid: $365