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Sugar shaker

1985.291 (RS118627)

Description

Painted iridescent black over gray sheet tin. Cylindrical body w/ ring at basal edge and a slightly recessed flat bottom. Strap handle w/ a central bead applied at back. Circular mouth. Conforming cover w/ shallow cylindrical sides and slightly rounded pierced top conforming shaker element.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Painted
painting (coating)
SHAKER, SUGAR
sugar casters
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
3.5 x 3.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.291
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25036

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