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Pepper Shaker Shaker

This is a shaker. It was designed by Charles Sheeler and manufactured by Revere Copper and Brass Company. It is dated 1935 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is aluminum. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by George R. Kravis II. It is credited Gift of George R. Kravis II.

  • Expanding Bookend (USA)
  • chrome-plated metal, painted wood.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1993-150-35

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

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  • Gift of Nicholas Harris, London.
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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3.8 × 2.3 × 2.3 cm (1 1/2 × 7/8 × 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Sales sticker?: 5X3K3, N087780312 No other visible markings

Cite this object as

Pepper Shaker Shaker; Designed by Charles Sheeler (American, 1883 - 1965); Manufactured by Revere Copper and Brass Company; aluminum; H x W x D: 3.8 × 2.3 × 2.3 cm (1 1/2 × 7/8 × 7/8 in.); Gift of George R. Kravis II; 2016-5-16-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.

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