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.
Meissen (Meissen, Germany, 1710-present)
Underglaze blue mark (base): crossed swords.
Late 19th century
Width 8 Depth 4 Height 3.25 inches