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1950.459.1 (RS104232)

Description

Pewter salt shaker (one of a pair of pewter salt and pepper shakers); holes on top and sides arranged in two diamond-shaped patterns separated by a vertical line of holes; fillets around base, mid-section and under holes; acorn finial on rounded top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1770
Location of origin
United Kingdom
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Probably Germany
Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Caster
casters (vessels)
pewter (tin alloy)
saltshakers
tin (metal)
Vessel, Condiment
Dimensions
5 1/4 x 2 (HxW), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.459.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge
GUSN
45200

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