a 1994 collectors series by Lenox China. The Lenox Spice Village set, complete with rack in perfect condition, unused, previously owned. It weighs 10 pounds 2 ounces and measures 18T x 15L x 4W inches. The decorative rack is dark walnut and is a hanging type with 4 shelves. There are cut outs on the sides at each row for side viewing and a front ridge to contain the porcelain home containers. The 24 porcelain spice containers or jars are in different types of Old English styles such as Victorian, Georgian, Queen Anne type architecture and are well appointed with artistic gardens, windows, pets, doors and ornamentals. The spice names are painted in 24 karat gold on the front of each jar. The roof of each are the lids with rubber seals within for a firm fit. This set is clean, without spices and used as a decorative piece only. Each of the 24 containers has 24 karat gold writing on the bottom stating: Canterbury Crossing Spice jars fine porcelain with the Lenox logo. All the containers are in pristine condition as is the rack. The spices are labled as follows:
Row 1. Allspice, Basil, Bayleaf, Celery Salt, Chives,& Cinnamon.
Row 2. Cloves, Coriander, Dill, Garlic, Ginger, & Marjoram.
Row 3. Mustard, Nutmeg, Onion, Oregano, Paprika, & Parsley.
Row 4. Pepper, Rosemary, Saffron , Sage, Tarragon, & Thyme.