1This is a pair of Vintage Ceramic Salt & Pepper Shakers. This pair of Dutch Boy & Girl Hugging/Kissing Salt & Pepper Shakers are For Sale. By Ruth Van Tellingen. They were produced in 1949. Van Tellingen applied for the patent on this design in 1949. They are part of the Van Telligen Huggable Collection, called “Huggers”. The Dutch Boy has 402 as additional marking. The Dutch Boy has 3 pour holes, the Dutch Girl has 4 pouring Holes. They appear to have never been used. Dutch Girl has her original Cork. They make a great addition to your salt and pepper collection. Especially should be in your Huggable Collection. Measures 3 3/4” x / 1/2” each.
Condition: In Good Vintage Condition, no nicks, chips, cracks, stains or crazing. Slight roughness around the bottom rim. A spot of extra paint at bottom of Dutch Girl. These appear to be production flaws. Dutch Boy has a small dab of missing paint under the bottom of his yellow shoe. Some scuffing on the bottom of the set from sitting on shelf display.
Markings: Dutch Girl is Marked Van Tellingen and Copyright Symbol on Back and Pat Pending on Bottom. Dutch Boy is Marked Van Tellingen and Copyright Symbol on Back and 402 on Bottom.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb 8 oz
Shipping Dimensions: 12” x 12” x 8”