The aluminum lids are in good condition with some minimal denting from age and use. One shaker lid does have a rather significant dent on the top edge.
This canister set has a black enameled finish. As is always the case with this kind of fired-on finish, there is some slight wear to the finish. Canister - This canister looks great.There is very little wear with only a couple of places that have a slight scuffed look. Our pictures are very good and will show you what you can expect. This is one of the very best canisters with this style finish that we have ever found. Shakers - The shakers look really good when pictured or when seen, but when these are held to the light and looking inside there are varying degrees of light that can be seen though them. The paint is worn slightly on some of the high points of the ridges. The bottoms are crystal clear which is the way they were made. They look great - but we need for you to be aware that there is some paint wear. Salt Box - The salt box has really good enameling. Like the shakers you can see light where the paint is worn when you hold it up and look through it.
The salt box is rough around the top inner rim. It is undamaged but had roughness before the finish was applied. The Sneath Glass Company was commissioned by The G. Sellers Cabinet Company to produced this beautiful canister exclusively for use in Sellers kitchen cabinets (cupboards).
These canisters can be found in two different distinct styles. One has a flat bottom and sits straight. The other has a flat area that lets the canister sit at a tilt. This style canister is often found with a metal holder.
These canisters are found in crystal and crystal with (black, red, or other flashing). Black Amethyst (milk glass) canisters are extremely hard to find.
Sneath made at least 5 different styles canister sets that were used in Hoosier cabinets. These canister sets were included in many of the Hoosier -style cabinets made from the late 1800s through the 1930s. The first Hoosier-style cabinet was made by a furniture manufacturing company named Sellers in 1898, in Elwood, Indiana. It is believed that the name Hoosier cabinet came from one of the largest manufacturers of these cabinets, The Hoosier Manufacturing Company of Indiana. Conflicting reports attribute the cabinet's name to Indiana's nickname, "Hoosier, " where most of these cabinets were made.Several other companies, most of which were located in Indiana also made Hoosier Style cabinets. The Sneath Glass Company was the main supplier of glass canisters designed for this style of cabinet. Merchandise is guaranteed as stated in the description.
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This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Kitchen Glassware\Refrigerator Items". The seller is "junquer9" and is located in Columbus, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.