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Salt Shaker

Salt Shaker

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Description
Vertical, tapered concave rectangular shaker pierced with two rows of five small holes on top; cast in two halves seamed vertically along ends. Flat bottom with central depression; circular button cover for opening. Bottom under side is struck "REED & BARTON", "STERLING", and "X36", all in incuse serif letters. One of a pair, 1991.0794.03; both are identical.
Maker is Reed & Barton of Taunton, MA; 1840-present.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
shaker, salt
date made
1950s-1960s
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 7.9375 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
1991.0794.03
catalog number
1991.0794.03
accession number
1991.0794
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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