Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). <em>Pepper Shaker, from Four-piece Corn Set</em>, 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)

Pepper Shaker, from Four-piece Corn Set

Artist:Russel WrightChase Brass & Copper Co., Inc.

Medium: Chromed metal

Geograhical Locations:

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)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 85.158.7a-b

Image: 85.158.4-.7a-b_bw.jpg,

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.

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