Please view photos as they are part and parcel of our description. Historical Background: Popular during the Victorian era, muffineers (also called sugar casters or sugar shakers) were a regular part of a well-set table. The muffineer would be filled with super fine "caster sugar, " for sprinkling over any food in need of sweetening. Size: 4 3/8" tall and 2 3/8" in diameter at the base and weighs almost 7 ounces. Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Truly a beautiful antique, which is difficult to come by.
Condition: The shaker is in very good condition, with no breaks, cracks, chips, or repairs. There are a few small scratches on the base and few air bubbles in the glass.
However, these are difficult to see and do not compromise the quality or beauty of the piece. The threaded collar has some soiling consistent with the rubbing of the metal against the glass when the cap in screwed on or off.The rim has a slight roughness which is original to the making of the piece. The lid is also in good condition having only a couple of relatively small dings. The piece is all original and looks great. Please see photos to appreciate beauty and condition of this rare piece.
In Closing: This is a rare antique in great shape and very difficult to come by. It would make a worthy addition to your collection. We guarantee the authenticity, description and condition of the items we sell. Note, packages going overseas can take as much as 3 to 4 weeks to reach their destination, so please be patient and allow sufficient time for your item to reach you.Failure to follow these simple terms will be construed as your desire not to complete the sale and we will. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Salt & Pepper Shakers". The seller is "giamer" and is located in this country: US.
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