Salt box

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-19266

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

Descriptive Terms

salt boxes (containers)
cookware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
Earthenware
Painted
Tin Glazed
Floral Trail
BOX, SALT

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""G.M.T. & Bro./ Germany./ 3981/1""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

G.M.T. & Bro. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Germany

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

9 x 6.25 x 4.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1026