Elegant, delicate, and translucent when held to the light, is this fabulous porcelain toothpick holder from the Hermann Ohme factory in Germany, with a mark dating it circa 1892 to 1921.
It is their Eglantine blank or mold and has a delicate transfer of pink/salmon and blue flowers on a pure white background, Enhanced with white on white embossed design around the base, and ornate embossing around the sides of the scalloped rim.
A stripe of gold dances around the scallops that form the footed base, and it still has hints of a gold stripe in the recesses of the top rim.
Measures 2 1/4 inches high and 2 inches across rim. Base is marked with the green OHME factory mark, with Germany, Eglantine and the number 34. Number may indicate the pattern number or the artist's mark.
No chips, cracks, or hairlines on this early toothpick holder.
Dainty and lovely!
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