Vintage hand painted vienna austria porcelain talc shaker, sugar shaker, hat pin holder. Such a sweet porcelain piece a pretty reminder of time gone by, this shaker was likely made for talcum powder and part of a vanity set. It can also be used as a sugar shaker/muffineer or even as a hat pin holder. It has a charming handpainted design of cornflower blue and pastel pink flowers with a touch of lavendar accents and wooded green foilage.There's also a bit of white moriage on this handpainting. The top is decorated with a heavy gold gilt. The bottom has what appears to be a replacement cork. It measures 4.5" tall and approximately 3" wide. Its round base measures 2 in diameter.
It is marked in green with the vienna austria hallmark - possibly paul a. And it was made in the early part of the 1900's. It is in very good vintage condition for its age with no issues noted. Please see pictures for more details.This item is made of porcelain.