Object Timeline

1947

  • Work on this object began.

2000

2015

2020

2021

  • You found it!

Salt Shaker from "Town and Country" Service Salt Shaker, 1947

This is a salt shaker. It was designed by Eva Zeisel and manufactured by Red Wing Pottery. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is earthenware, cork. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7.3 × 5.2 × 4.6 cm (2 7/8 × 2 1/16 × 1 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

unmarked

Cite this object as

Salt Shaker from "Town and Country" Service Salt Shaker, 1947; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); USA; earthenware, cork; H x W x D: 7.3 × 5.2 × 4.6 cm (2 7/8 × 2 1/16 × 1 13/16 in.); Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund; 2000-24-4-a,b

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18689315/ |title=Salt Shaker from "Town and Country" Service Salt Shaker, 1947 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 September 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>