Salt & Pepper Shakers

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3223

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

Descriptive Terms

saltshakers
pepper shakers
cookware
glass (material)
molding (forming)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
Glass
Molded
Silver
Shaker, Salt & Pepper

Inscription

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.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.1006

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 1 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1006.1-6