Sold - Antique Reckitt's Blue Bag Pot
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A rare early 20thC white ironstone pot advertising Reckitt's Blue bag whitening packets. Distributed with compliments from Reckitt to store the small blue aquamarine tablet between washes, which were used to delay the yellowing effect in white cotton and fabric.
Decorated all around with royal blue transfer lettering and pinstripe, one side reads 'Reckitt's Blue. see the name on every packet.', with the other reading 'For your blue bag with Reckitt's compliments'.
5.5cm tall (2-1/8")
5.1cm diameter (2")
A small chip on the rim has been filled and painted over, with the old applied blue paint turning a greenish hue, this could be removed and professionally restored if desired. Otherwise very good condition with minor glaze crazing and slight wear commensurate with age.