Shaker

Description
Partial-gilt, salt or pepper shaker cast in the shape of a Dutch boy in traditional dress including wooden shoes, standing with arms akimbo and hands in pockets. Head screws off; threaded neck. Underside of each foot is struck with two marks, the right foot has the raised serif letters "IW" in double-circle surround and "830S" in a rectangle, while the left foot has 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: 10 cm x 5.6 cm; 3 15/16 in x 2 3/16 in
overall: 4 in x 2 in x 1 1/8 in; 10.16 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
Nederland
Scandinavia
ID Number
DL*368806B
catalog number
368806B
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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