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1950

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Drawing, Design for Salt and Pepper Shakers, 1950–70

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Tommi Parzinger. It is dated 1950–70 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is graphite on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Donald Cameron.

  • Salt Shaker, 1935
  • polished and pierced aluminum.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2016-5-15-a,b
  • Pepper Shaker, 1935
  • polished and pierced aluminum.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2016-5-16-a,b

Its dimensions are

21.4 x 35.2 cm (8 7/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: Reimes

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Salt and Pepper Shakers, 1950–70; Designed by Tommi Parzinger (American, b. Germany, 1903–1981); USA; graphite on cream tracing paper; 21.4 x 35.2 cm (8 7/16 x 13 7/8 in.); Gift of Donald Cameron; 1998-19-43

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