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Pepper Shaker, Columnesque pattern

Decorative Arts

MANUFACTURER Towle Silversmiths
MEDIUM Silver and plastic
DATES 1950-1954
DIMENSIONS height: 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm); diameter: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
MARKINGS Impressed on outside at base of silver top: "TOWLE STERLING 12"; Molded on top of black plastic base: "PAT. No / [inscribed in a square] LC / 2549404"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Gift of Jewel Stern
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Finely ribbed cylindrical short thin shaker on finely ribbed cylindrical black plastic base. Flat top with nine holes arranged in a circle toward edge. Base is approximately ½ inch tall when removed from shaker. Two-thirds of base is slightly smaller in diameter than silver shaker top it fits within. One-third of base visible when it is inserted in top, this portion finely ribbed like silver top. Condition: Very good.
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