Salt Shaker

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Object Name: 
Salt Shaker
Accession Number: 
2010.4.133
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm, W: 7.2 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, yellow, green, and light blue enamel, metal; pressed, enameled, assembled. (a) Egg-shaped opaque white shaker that rests on one flat side. Exterior decorated with yellow flowers and green leaves; thin layer of light blue enamel or stain covers most of shaker. (b) Metal perforated cap with small pointed nib on center of top, threaded to screw onto shaker.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Eggert, Gerald M., Source
2010-10-18
Material: 
Inscription: 
DANIEL A. CARTER / AUCTIONS & APPRAISALS, INC. / 6
label
(a) base square white gummed paper label