German Red and Grey
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Coordinated set of nine tin tableware implements. German? $80 from Claudia and Waltraud Pressler, Ellhofen, Germany, Sept., '01.
There is even a strainer to hang on the wall rack. The set, with a grey background, features three motifs in red-and-black coloring: The Tortoise and the Hare: The hare reads the paper while the tortoise trudges by. The Fox and the Crow: The crow in a tree holds a large cheese suspended above the fox's mouth. The Fox and the Stork: The fox raises a paw to a tall bottle in which the stork has his beak. 1. The Fox and the Crow Platform, 2¾" square 2. The Tortoise and the Hare Large Round Platter, 4¼" in diameter 3. The Tortoise and the Hare Wall Rack, 4" x 6¼" 4. The Fox and the Crow Small Plate (x3), 3" in diameter 5. The Fox and the Stork Small Plate, 3" in diameter 6. The Tortoise and the Hare Small Plate (x2), 3" in diameter.