George Washington Maher (American, 1864-1926). <em>Salt Cellar with Liner</em>, ca. 1912. Silver, glass, 1 3/16 x 3 7/16 x 3 7/16 in. (3 x 8.7 x 8.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund, 1993.78.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.78.1a-b.jpg)

Salt Cellar with Liner

Artist:George Washington MaherGorham Manufacturing Company

Medium: Silver, glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1912

Dimensions: 1 3/16 x 3 7/16 x 3 7/16 in. (3 x 8.7 x 8.7 cm)


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

Accession Number: 1993.78.1a-b

Image: 1993.78.1a-b.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver salt cellar (a) with colorless glass liner (b); en suite with pepper caster (1993.78.2). Salt cellar (a): low circular form with canted sides and no bottom. Narrow dentil band at top, plain band at bottom. Broad central band with entwined initials "EGK" on opposing sides. (b) Liner: undecorated; low fitted, cylindrical form rests on narrow interior ledge. CONDITION: Very good, light overall scratching.

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