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Pepper Shaker

Pepper Shaker

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Description
Small, individual-sized, plain cylindrical salt shaker with low-domed, screw-on perforated cover. Stamped incuse on underside of slightly concave bottom "KEENE / STERLING / NEW YORK" in sans serif letters. One of four shakers, DL*306994.0052-.0055, recorded as three salts and one pepper.
Maker is Keene of New York.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
shaker, pepper
Object Type
Shaker
date made
ca 1920-1950
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
DL.306994.0055
catalog number
306994.0055
accession number
306994
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. C. Malcolm Watkins
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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