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Saltcellar Saltcellar

This is a saltcellar. It was designed by Ilonka Karasz and manufactured by Paye & Baker Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1928 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is silver plated, nickel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and General Acquisitions Endowment Funds.

  • Vase Vase
  • silver plated, nickel.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and General....
  • 1993-111-1

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 4.8 × 8.1 cm (1 7/8 × 3 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On side of one foot: [1] “IK”, stamped (designer's mark) [2] “P & B” each within a heart, stamped (Paye & Baker manufacturer’s mark) [3] “E.P.N.S.”, stamped (standard mark) [4] “562”, stamped (model number)

Cite this object as

Saltcellar Saltcellar; Designed by Ilonka Karasz ((American, born Hungary, 1896–1981)); Manufactured by Paye & Baker Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver plated, nickel; H x diam.: 4.8 × 8.1 cm (1 7/8 × 3 3/16 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition and General Acquisitions Endowment Funds; 1993-111-2

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