Rosenthal Porcelain Creamer
from North German Steamship Line Bremen 1930s
Small creamer in light gray and white from the Norddeutscher Lloyd Steamship Line with the company emblem in gold – a crossed anchor and the Bremen key surrounded by oak leaves. This vintage little creamer measures only 2 inches tall and is, I believe, from the 1930s. This vintage little creamer measures only 2 inches tall and is, I believe, from the 1930s. Rosenthal Germany is marked on the bottom. No chips, cracks or rough spots. The North German Lloyd S. S. Co. was founded in 1857 and quickly attained a dominant position in the transatlantic cargo and passenger business.
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Fascinating accounts of the history of the North German Lloyd S. S. Co., Bremen can be found here:
The Norddeutscher Lloyd – Passenger lists and Emigrant ships from Norway Heritage
History of the North German Lloyd Steamship Co., Bremen (1898)
Vintage Syracuse China Creamer Pitcher
Dinkler Hotels Restaurant Ware
This creamer pitcher features the second logo, black and white with letters D and H, used in the Dinkler Hotels. This particular piece was made by Syracuse China in Syracuse NY in August 1956, according the 8-KK stamp on the bottom. (See photos)
A 1956 advertisement for The St. Charles in New Orleans, “one of the completely air-conditioned and modern Dinkler Hotels in the South!”, lists other Dinkler Hotels ~ The Dinkler-Tulwiler in Birmingham, The Dinkler – Jefferson Davis in Montgomery, The Dinkler Plaza in Atlanta and The Dinkler – Andrew Jackson in Nashville.
This creamer stands 4 inches tall and measures 4 inches from the end of the spout to the top end of the handle. Great piece of Southern hotel history.
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Scammell China in Trenton made the lovely creamer with a blue scroll pattern, a basket of fruit and an urn. It’s called Derby Blue circa 1925 – 1929.