Partial-gilt, salt or pepper shaker cast in the shape of a Dutch girl in traditional dress including wooden shoes, holding a rose in her left hand. Top of hat removable; L-shaped slot slips over extension in head to secure shut. Bottom underside is struck with four marks, the raised serif letters "IW" in a double-circle surround, "830S" in a rectangle, and two illegible shaped hallmarks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Object Type
date made
ca 1910
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt decoration material)
overall: 1 cm x 5.1 cm; 3/8 in x 2 in
overall: 4 1/8 in x 2 in x 1 5/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 5.08 cm x 4.1275 cm
place made
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Maxwell
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