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Pepper shaker (from "The Modern American" service)

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The tall, cylindrical shaker has a stepped base. The lower step is decorated with a repeating pattern of three incised vertical markings. The second step, of equal size, is unadorned. The incised pattern reappears on the body where it connects to the base. The removable lid has a radiating...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

Each stamped "EM." / 14076 / STERLING / GORHAM / [lion] [anchor] [gothic "G"].

Provenance

Purchased by the donor from Lillian Nassau Antiques, New York City, in January 1986 and made a gift to the Museum in 1999.

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

designed 1928; manufactured 1930

Object Place

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.252.2a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware