Tiffany & Company (American, founded 1853). <em>Salt or Pepper Shaker, One of Pair</em>, ca. 1907. Silver, turquoise, 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. (5.7 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 88.22.2a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 88.22.2a-b_bw.jpg)

Salt or Pepper Shaker, One of Pair

Artist:Tiffany & Company

Medium: Silver, turquoise

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1907

Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. (5.7 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 88.22.2a-b

Image: 88.22.2a-b_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Shaker (a) and lid (b), silver, in form of Aztec deity, crouching and with headdress. "Crown" unscrews by threaded mechanism. Top of crown pierced with many holes. Below face is pendant set with turquoise stone; on rear of headdress is chain of turquoise stones. CONDITION: Some oxidation, especially on bottom; two turquoise stones missing from back. 06 13 1989, two missing stones purchased from Greenwood Gems. 10 West 49th St. and remounted by Kirk's Setting Co., 2 West 47 St. NYC.

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