On offer is this antique, ceramic, under glaze-advertised , green print AME RI CAN "pot lid" for Cold Cream. This lid dates to ca 1880. As you can see, it advertises the Company for which this container top was made, namely, the Caswell-Massey Company , which had several retail outlets in NEW YORK & RHODE ISLAND. This lid is pretty SCARCE and hard to come by.
It measures about 2 1/2 in diameter. Super little East Coast collectible for "pot lid" collectors or N.FOR VIEWERS WHO MAY NOT BE FAMILIAR WITH THESE DELIGHTFUL LITTLE LIDDED JARS.... THEY WERE USED BETWEEN APPROX. 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. STATES, NOW CHARGES AND INVOICES STATE TAXATION , i. BUYERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN STATES. And if there is any hitch, please communicate and we can work something out....The item "Antique (c1880)under glaze-advertized, NEW YORK & RHODE ISLAND Cold Cream pot lid" is in sale since Wednesday, May 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Bottles & Insulators\Bottles\Antique (Pre-1900)\Hair & Skin Care". The seller is "lieben50" and is located in Murrieta, California. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia.