Shaker

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1910
place made
Scandinavia
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/8 in x 2 in x 1 5/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 5.08 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
DL.368806A
catalog number
368806A
accession number
133594
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Maxwell
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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