Napier (1922-present). <em>Salt and Pepper Server</em>, ca. 1935. Silver-plated brass, (a & b) Bowl & Shaker fitted together: 1 7/8 x 2 x 2 in. (4.8 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mark Isaacson, 1992.92.6a-c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.92.6a-c_open.jpg)

Salt and Pepper Server


Medium: Silver-plated brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1935

Dimensions: (a & b) Bowl & Shaker fitted together: 1 7/8 x 2 x 2 in. (4.8 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm) (c) Spoon: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm) length


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

Accession Number: 1992.92.6a-c

Image: 1992.92.6a-c_open.jpg,open

Catalogue Description:
Silver-plated brass salt and pepper server with bowl (a), shaker (b), and spoon (c). Bowl and shaker fit together to form sphere: bottom half is bowl with U-shaped notch in side for spoon; hemispherical shaker is pierced on top with small holes and has solid bottom with screw in cap. Spoon has narrow, tubular handle attached to cylindrical cup that is perforated on one side. Condition: Good, overall light scratching; corrosion on interior of bowl (a) and around cup of spoon (c); rim of cap on shaker (b) is torn such that cap is stuck in place.

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