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Salt and Pepper Shakers

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Salt and Pepper Shakers

Maker: Tiffany & Company (active New York, New York, 1837-present)

Date: c. 1897
Medium: Silver, turquoise
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 1/4in. (5.7cm)
Signed: Marked on bases and numbered '18819-0655' and '13320-87(?)93'
Credit Line: Museum Purchase
Object number: 97.21.1-2
Label Text
These two artworks are listed in Tiffany's Pattern Book as "Salt Duster Aztec." The design was first conceived about 1897. The salt had a manufacturing cost of $196; the pepper $164. William Randolph Hearst had a 12-pair set made.