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About the object

An unusual burr elm spice or pepper shaker, having a five hole screw threaded stopper. The body, of egg shaped form on a concave support, is raised on a circular platform base. The shaker is made from burr elm, which is unusual for this type of item. It has a lovely grain, colour and patination.

 

English Circa 1840

Dimensions

4 in. (10 cm.) High 2 in. (5 cm.) Diameter

Stock number

S/3640