"Boontonware" salt shaker

mid–1950s
Designed by Belle Kogan (American, 1902–2000), Manufactured by Boonton Molding Company (active 1920–1981)


Object Place: Boonton, New Jersey

Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 x 1.9 cm (3 3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.537.1

Medium or Technique

Melamine (plastic)

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Plastics

Yellow

Markings

Boontonware/522 U.S.A. (Boontonware is in script)

Provenance

Early history unknown; purchased by Barbara and Gerald Ward, Portsmouth, NH, at various dealers, primarily in Maine and Hampshire, or acquired on eBay, from ca. 2000 to 2010; 2010, given by the Wards to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward