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1935

  • Work on this object began.

2016

2017

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Pepper Shaker, Designed 1935

This is a Pepper shaker. It was designed by Charles Sheeler and manufactured by Revere Copper and Brass Company. It is dated Designed 1935 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is polished 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.

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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, Designed 1935; Designed by Charles Sheeler (American, 1883 - 1965); polished 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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