Handleless, cylindrical, japanned flour or sugar shaker with a friction-fit, low-domed, perforated cover stamped as one piece. Body has a soft-soldered lapped seam and flat bottom with folded edge. One-piece stamped cover. No marks.
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Object Name
date made
1865 - 1915
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
asphaltum (exterior decoration material)
overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 15/16 in; 9.525 cm x 7.46125 cm
place made
United States
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 Kenneth E. Jewett
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