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Salt box

1998.1026 (RS23784)

Description

Earthenware(?) salt box; white and blue decoration w/ wooden lid; "Salt" painted in black on front; raised bands around middle; blue floral trails also banded around middle; extended back to hang on wall.

Details

Maker
G.M.T. & Bro. (Maker)
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom: ""G.M.T. & Bro./ Germany./ 3981/1""
Location of origin
Germany
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
BOX, SALT
cookware
Earthenware
floral patterns
Floral Trail
glazing (coating)
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly earthenware
salt boxes (containers)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 x 6.25 x 4.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1026
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19266

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