Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). <em>Salt Shaker, from Four-piece Corn Set</em>, mid 1930s. Chromed metal, Overall: 1 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (2.9 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 85.158.6a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.158.4-.7a-b_bw.jpg)

Salt Shaker, from Four-piece Corn Set

Artist:Russel WrightChase Brass & Copper Co., Inc.

Medium: Chromed metal

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Dates:mid 1930s

Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (2.9 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm) Diameter of base (b): 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)

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

Accession Number: 85.158.6a-b

Image: 85.158.4-.7a-b_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Chromed metal saltshaker; hollow sphere (a) raised on short cylindrical base (b) that unscrews for filling. Two concentric rings of holes in top of sphere. Part of corn set (85.158.4-7a-b). CONDITION: Minor wear to all surfaces. Both pieces tarnished on threads. (a) Scratches throughout with minor pitting. (b) Two large scratches on side reveal brass body beneath plating. Tarnished on threads.

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