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Object Name: Shaker
Date: 1877-1890
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Medium: Glass, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 3.2 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Boston
Description: Amethyst glass salt shaker blown in a two-part mold with a separate base plate; spherical body with a threaded neck and a pad foot molded with a starburst pattern; pewter domed top with finial, round holes, and a threaded collar and iron fixture inside.
Object Number: INV.519b
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Marks: impressed: on cover; "DANA K ALDEN, BOSTON/ PAT DEC 25, 1877"