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1945

  • Work on this object began.

1955

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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American Modern Salt Or Pepper Shaker

This is a Salt or pepper shaker. It was designed by Russel Wright. It is dated 1945–55 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is ceramic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Paul F. Walter. It is credited Gift of Paul F. Walter.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 4.9 x 5.3 cm (1 15/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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Cite this object as

American Modern Salt Or Pepper Shaker; Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976); USA; ceramic; H x diam.: 4.9 x 5.3 cm (1 15/16 x 2 1/16 in.); Gift of Paul F. Walter; 1991-30-41

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