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
Object Name
shaker
Object Type
Shaker
date made
ca 1910
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt decoration material)
Measurements
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
Scandinavia
ID Number
DL*368806A
catalog number
368806A
accession number
133594
subject
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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