This full set of vintage Metlox 'Poppytrail' Red Rooster canisters is a wonderful find with bright and vibrant colors on a cream background with a brown bottom rim with the name of the ingredient in a hand painted old English, Pennsylvania Dutch lettering. They are made to simulate a metal canister complete with rivet details on the backs. The hand painted roosters are a bright clear red orange, yellow, brown, and deep green. These colors were only used on canisters produced from the 1950's through the 1970's. They all have wooden lids with cream and brown pottery knobs.
All of the pieces are in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, paint loss, fading, or scratches. Even the wooden lids are in very good condition! This functional set will be sure to add some color and fun that can be enjoyed by all who view it in your kitchen. They are all clean on the inside. They do not look like they have ever been used.
Their measurements are: Flour canister measures 7 1/2" tall and 6 1/2" diameter, sugar canister measures 6" tall with a diameter of 5", coffee canister measures 5 1/2" tall with a diameter of 4", tea canister is 4 3/4” tall with a diameter of 3". These measurements don't include the lids.
This is a rare find in this amazing condition.
Vintage Metlox Poppytrail Red Rooster Pottery Canister Set