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Vintage German White Block Pearl Lustre Canister Set c. 1930s
From the 1930's, this lovely lustreware canister set is from a company called White Block. I've not been able to find much information on them other than they were a German company. The set is stamped with the White Block stamp and also "Made in Germany".
I can only assume that these were manufactured for import to the US since all of the names are in English.
There are 4 total pieces to this canister set: Flour, Sugar, Oatmeal and Tea. The gold lettering and trim is showing some wear. Please note the condition issues on each piece, listed below:
SUGAR: this piece has hairline fractures on one side and on the bottom. The lid has one small nick on the underside. No chips or breaks.
FLOUR: When you lift the lid on this piece you'll see a chip on the top opening. Not visible when displayed. The lid has a nick on the underside.
TEA: A hairline fracture and some small chips are visible when you lift the lid and view the top opening. No damage is visble when sitting on display.
OATMEAL: There is a hairline fracture running down one side, with a couple of small nicks along the fracture line. The lid is in good condition. Again when you lift the lid, you'll see some chips along the inside top rim of the canister.
The condition issues render these useless as storage pieces, but they are just lovely for display as most of the flaws are not visible from the outside.. They shine with a lustre coating that displays shades of purple and green.
Including the lid, each is about 8 inches tall and 4 - 3/8 inches wide. They each weigh about 1.5 pounds.
Shipping weight is approx 8 pounds. These will ship via Parcel Post.
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