Pair of salt and pepper shakers

about 1930–40


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall (each): 9.5 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm (3 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.488.1-2

Medium or Technique

Bakelite (plastic)

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Decorative arts

Red, “Tower” shaped with stepped top and flared base

Provenance

Early history unknown; by about 2000, Liz Courtney, Newburyport, MA; about 2000, sold by Courtney to Betsy Woodman, Newburyport, MA; 2010, gift of Woodman to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Betsy and Jonathan Woodman