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Spice Container or Salt Shaker with Lid

Decorative Arts

CULTURE Jewish
MEDIUM Silver
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 4 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (10.2 x 4.1 x 4.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Under base: "SK", Diana head, one illegible mark. On lid: third dog head, "12"
INSCRIPTIONS Monogram in script near top: "IAB"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER L50.26.8a-b
CREDIT LINE Loaned by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc.
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Jewish. Spice Container or Salt Shaker with Lid, late 19th century. Silver, 4 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (10.2 x 4.1 x 4.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Loaned by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc., L50.26.8a-b. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, L50.26.8.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION (a) Spice container or salt shaker, silver, cylindrical shape with beaded decoration near top. (b) Lid, pierced. Condition: Fair with numerous surface scratches and discoloration. Lid dented.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (79%)
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