Salt Shaker

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Object Name: 
Salt Shaker
Accession Number: 
2010.4.132
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.4 cm, W: 6.9 cm, D: 4.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880-1889
Credit Line: 
Gift of Gerald M. Eggert in memory of Christine Clara Eggert Weiss
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass, blue, green, red, and yellow enamel, metal; pressed, enameled, assembled. (a) Egg-shaped opaque white shaker that rests on one flat side. Exterior decorated with blue flowers with red centers and green stems and leaves; thin layer of yellow enamel or stain covers most of shaker. (b) Metal perforated cap, threaded to screw onto shaker.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Eggert, Gerald M., Source
2010-10-18
Material: 
Inscription: 
32 5A6 / 215.00
label
(a) base rectangular white gummed paper label
32 5A6 / Mt.Wash. / Salt
label
(a) base rectangular white gummed paper label