Gorham Manufacturing Company (1865-1961). <em>Salt Shaker</em>, ca. 1880. Copper, silver, 2 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (5.1 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1998.3.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 1998.3.1_1998.3.2a-b.jpg)

Salt Shaker

Artist:Gorham Manufacturing Company

Medium: Copper, silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: 2 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (5.1 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm)


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


Accession Number: 1998.3.1

Image: 1998.3.1_1998.3.2a-b.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Copper and silver salt shaker with copper stopper. Patinated copper alloy body realistically modeled as a pepper, vertically oriented with small holes at top. Concave copper stopper at bottom and two applied silver leaves and stems. Condition: Wear and discoloration to patination. Dent on one lobe of pepper near base, opposite leaves. Copper stopper somewhat mangled at edges.

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