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"Town and Country" salt shaker

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The biomorphic salt shaker is comprised of a white, low-fired bulbous form that organically twists and narrows to a rounded head. The entire body is covered with a glossy, mottled “Forest Green” glaze. Three holes on the top of the head are arranged in the form of a triangle.

Provenance

2008, purchased on eBay by Brett Angell, Chelsea, Mass; 2008, gift of Angell to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Schmoo

Designed 1947; made 1950–56

Object Place

Red Wing, Minnesota

Dimensions

Overall: 11.4 x 7 x 8.3 cm (4 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.266.1

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with forest green glaze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware