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Pepper Shaker, from Four-piece Corn Set

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Chromed metal
DATES mid 1930s
DIMENSIONS Overall: 1 1/4 x 1 x 1 in. (3.2 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm) Diameter of base (b): 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on underside of base: "CHASE / U.S.A. / [company logo with centaur drawing bow]"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Chromed metal peppershaker; hollow sphere (a) raised on short cylindrical base (b) that unscrews for filling. Two concentric rings of holes in top of sphere. Part of corn set (85.158.4-7a-b). CONDITION: Significant wear to all surfaces. (a) Plating chipping off of center of top. Pitting throughout. (b) Pitted throughout. Both tarnished on threads.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976). Pepper Shaker, from Four-piece Corn Set, mid 1930s. Chromed metal, Overall: 1 1/4 x 1 x 1 in. (3.2 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 85.158.7a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 85.158.4-.7a-b_bw.jpg)
IMAGE group, 85.158.4-.7a-b_bw.jpg.
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