Sugar shaker

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-25036

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

Descriptive Terms

sugar casters
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
SHAKER, SUGAR

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3.5 x 3.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.291