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Salt & Pepper Shakers

Description

Each shaker has a colorless glass base which is cylindrical, tapered, and panelled; shakers are inset with shoulders and a bulbous ring below domed, gilt-plated silver plate or perhaps rather brass caps; the caps have elongated piercings above a band of palmettos and have a cypher at the center top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Inscriptions
Engraved on the tops of each cap is a monogram or possibly just decorative devices which are difficult to make out.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
molding (forming)
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Glass
glass (material)
Molded
molding (forming)
pepper shakers
Possibly plate (material)
Possibly silver (metal)
saltshakers
Shaker, Salt & Pepper
Silver
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 1 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1006.1-6
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3223

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