Vintage 1930s Square Blue Willow Canister Japan Set

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 30,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction
RARE FORM Vintage 1930s Transferware Square Blue Willow Made In Japan Canister From Cereal / Spice / Kitchen Storage Set. LID PICTURE SHOWS THE TRUE "WILLOW" BLUE COLOR AND THE BRIGHT WHITE BACKGROUND, LARGE LID FOR THE LARGER CANISTER, SMALL LID IS FOR THE SPICE SIZE CANISTER. Canisters are not ivory colored with muddy blue as in this picture, I'm just an untalented photographer! This Coffee canister is 4 1/4" wide, by 7" tall by 4 1/4" deep. Condition is good: no dings, no cracks, no chips, no hairlines. The lid has no damage. Blue is the true "willow blue, design registration is crisp and clear, "coffee" is underglaze. Clear glaze is thick and shiny. T is faint, colorless crazing of the glaze on the body. T is faint, slightly ivory crazing on the lid. Base is backstamped, "Moriyama Made In Japan" with a tiny basket of flowers. GUARANTEED TO BE AN ORIGINAL BLUE WILLOW CANISTER OF THE PERIOD STATED. We have owned and enjoyed this set for more than 35 years. We will be auctioning the rest of the set over the next few weeks. Canister shipped the next business day after payment clears. Buyer pays shipping, insurance and $1.00 for tracking. No charge for our careful packing or materials. N. J. residents must pay 7% sales tax. Accept checks, money orders, US dollars or Euros. Payment due within seven days of close of auction or alas, dire consequences will result. Returns only if item is materially not as described. If my terms are not acceptable please do not bid. Your bid is a binding agreement to pay. If you bid and do not pay, negative feedback will result, and a small doll will be constructed in your image. Positive feedback will be posted after you signal the successful conclusion of the auction by posting feedback for me. Thank you, and happy bidding! Don't you just love ebay? Karen