Unusual German Meissen Blue Onion Porcelain Toothbrush Holder Covered Box
Unusual German Meissen Blue Onion Porcelain Toothbrush Holder Covered Box Unusual German Meissen Blue Onion Porcelain Toothbrush Holder Covered Box Unusual German Meissen Blue Onion Porcelain Toothbrush Holder Covered Box Unusual German Meissen Blue Onion Porcelain Toothbrush Holder Covered Box Unusual German Meissen Blue Onion Porcelain Toothbrush Holder Covered Box Unusual German Meissen Blue Onion Porcelain Toothbrush Holder Covered Box
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Unusual German Meissen Blue Onion Porcelain Toothbrush Holder Covered Box

DETAILS
An antique blue and white, shaped rectangular vanity box with fitted lid originally designed to hold a toothbrush or razor. The interior has a divided base to allow the toothbrush or razor to dry. Pattern: Blue Onion (Zwiebelmuster). The pattern was first introduced in the 1740s by Meissen and modelled after Chinese Export cobalt blue and white designs.
MAKER
Meissen (Meissen, Germany, 1710-present)
MARKS
Underglaze blue mark (base): crossed swords.
PERIOD
Late 19th century
DATE
Circa 1890
DIMENSIONS
Width 8 Depth 4 Height 3.25 inches
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