- Japanned shaker or dredger with friction-fit, low-domed, hand-perforated cover and circular ring strap handle attached just below the raised bead on cylindrical body. Cover is painted with a red-and-yellow pinwheel, while a band of red and yellow brushstroke swags circle the body. Cover and body both made of two pieces with soft-soldered lapped seams; top of cover and flat bottom of body are folded. No marks.
- Attributed to the New York Filley Tinshop, started by Augustus Filley (1789-1945), of Lansingburgh, NY, circa 1814-1870.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- shaker, flour
- date made
- ca 1820 - 1850
- place made
- United States: New York, Lansingburgh
- Physical Description
- tinned sheet iron (overall material)
- asphaltum (exterior decoration material)
- paint (exterior decoration material)
- overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 11/16 in; 8.89 cm x 8.5725 cm x 6.82625 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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