"The dealers at Brimfield talk about promotionals a lot, which is what many of these old objects are. If you were a vendor or a general store and you bought a whole bag of flake soap, you might get a soap scoop with it. This one was from a soap company called Dutch Boy. It has a nice patina and shows its age very well. I love the way the letters got all distorted and the glaze is crackling."
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"The dealers at Brimfield talk about promotionals a lot, which is what many of these old objects are. If you were a vendor or a general store and you bought a whole bag of flake soap, you might get a soap scoop with it. This one was from a soap company called Dutch Boy. It has a nice patina and shows its age very well. I love the way the letters got all distorted and the glaze is crackling."