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Vintage Ceramic Swear Jar or Cuss Box Coin Bank with Appalachian Hillbilly Motif – Made in Japan

This is a quaint vintage ceramic swear jar, or ‘Cuss Box’ coin bank with an Appalachian hillbilly motif that was made in Japan. This penny bank is molded like a cross cut section of pine tree with pine cones decorating it, as well as the following poem:

Cuss Box
Cussin ain’t the nicest thing
And friends fer you it shore don’t bring
But, if you really gotta sayem
Heres the way you hafta payem!

This could be an effective part of some people’s economic improvement plan!

Vintage Green Depression Glass Mixing/Batter Bowl with Lid and Handle – Made in the USA by D and B CO./US Glass

This is an antique depression glass mixing, or batter, bowl with lid and handle that is as gorgeous as it is functional. The pale, almost ghostly green color of the glass is accented by the simple pattern on the lid, the knob style handle and the two spouts on the bowl with co-responding spout covers on the lid.

There is no measurement marker on the bowl, and is marked D & B Co. on the bottom as well as PAT. APPLIED FOR on the handle.

The bottom inside has a groove for a mixer to rest in.It is a large bowl, stands 4 1/2” tall by 10 3/4” to the tip of the handle.

Vintage Green Depression Glass Mixing/Batter Bowl with Lid and Handle - Made in ths USA by D&B CO./US Glass

Vintage Green Depression Glass Mixing/Batter Bowl with Lid and Handle - Made in the USA by D and B CO./US Glass

Vintage Green Depression Glass Mixing/Batter Bowl with Lid and Handle - Made in ths USA by D&B CO./US Glass

Vintage Green Depression Glass Mixing/Batter Bowl with Lid and Handle - Made in the USA by D and B CO./US Glass

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper – Made in Canada by Androck

This is an amazing vintage nut meat chopper with red top, stainless steel blades and glass container. This device is so handy in chopping nuts, or coffee beans, to a fine grind making them the freshest for use in recipes and baking.

The chopper works by loading it with the nuts you wish chopped, then turning it upside down and grinding over your bowl.

It stands 5″ high and is 2″ in diameter at the mouth and 3″ at its base. It has the Androck glass factory mark on the bottom and is also marked Made in Canada.

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Nut Meat Chopper - Made in Canada by Androck

Vintage Nu Jersey-Creme Company Soda Syphon / Seltzer Bottle Manufactured by British Syphon Co. Ltd.

This is a charming vintage soda syphon, also called a seltzer bottle, that was made by the British Syphon Company Limited for the Toronto company, Nu Jersey-Creme. The acid-etched logo of an elephant is in clear and striking shape.

This is delightful piece of history and will set off any bar that displays it.

Vintage Nu Jersey-Creme Company Soda Syphon / Seltzer Bottle Manufactured by British Syphon Co. Ltd.

Vintage Nu Jersey-Creme Company Soda Syphon / Seltzer Bottle Manufactured by British Syphon Co. Ltd.

Vintage Nu Jersey-Creme Company Soda Syphon / Seltzer Bottle Manufactured by British Syphon Co. Ltd.

Vintage Nu Jersey-Creme Company Soda Syphon / Seltzer Bottle Manufactured by British Syphon Co. Ltd.

Vintage Nu Jersey-Creme Company Soda Syphon / Seltzer Bottle Manufactured by British Syphon Co. Ltd.

Vintage Nu Jersey-Creme Company Soda Syphon / Seltzer Bottle Manufactured by British Syphon Co. Ltd.

Vintage China Kingfisher Salt and Pepper Shakers – Japan

This is a pair of vintage china salt and pepper shakers shaped and painted to resemble the common kingfisher bird. They are stamped as being made in Japan.

Vintage China Kingfisher Salt and Pepper Shakers - Japan

Vintage China Kingfisher Salt and Pepper Shakers - Japan

Vintage China Kingfisher Salt and Pepper Shakers - Japan

Vintage China Kingfisher Salt and Pepper Shakers - Japan

Vintage China Kingfisher Salt and Pepper Shakers - Japan

Vintage China Kingfisher Salt and Pepper Shakers - Japan

Vintage Disney Mary Poppins Plate by Sun Valley Melmac

This is a vintage Disney Mary Poppins melmac plate made by Sun Valley. This plate is part of a set that was released as part of the original movie merchandise that accompanied the release of the film in theatres.

Vintage Disney Mary Poppins Plate by Sun Valley Melmac

Vintage Disney Mary Poppins Plate by Sun Valley Melmac

Vintage Disney Mary Poppins Plate by Sun Valley Melmac

Vintage Disney Mary Poppins Plate by Sun Valley Melmac

Vintage Disney Mary Poppins Plate by Sun Valley Melmac

Vintage Disney Mary Poppins Plate by Sun Valley Melmac

Antique Victorian Nippon Hand Painted Rising Sun Salt Dish/Cellar with Gilt Flower Pattern

This is an antique salt dish/cellar made in Japan between 1890 and 1920. This is indicated by the Nippon porcelain mark on the bottom. The mark itself indicates it was most likely made by Noritake.

Salt dishes were very popular on the Victorian woman’s dining table as a way to display a flair for the posh!

Antique Victorian Nippon Hand Painted Rising Sun Salt Dish/Cellar with Gilt Flower Pattern

Antique Victorian Nippon Hand Painted Rising Sun Salt Dish/Cellar with Gilt Flower Pattern

Antique Victorian Nippon Hand Painted Rising Sun Salt Dish/Cellar with Gilt Flower Pattern

Antique Victorian Nippon Hand Painted Rising Sun Salt Dish/Cellar with Gilt Flower Pattern