Pepper shaker, Benjamin Disraeli

 
Pepper shaker, Benjamin Disraeli
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  • Title :     Pepper shaker, Benjamin Disraeli
  • Artist:     Henry William Dee Designer H. W. & L. Dee Manufacturer
  • Accession:     TD1988.66.1 a,b
  • Country:     Great Britain London
  • Date:     circa 1878
  • Dimensions:     Inches 3-3/4 2-3/4 3-3/4 Dimensions, overall Inches 3-1/4 2-1/2 3-1/4 Dimensions, shaker (a) Inches 1/2 1-1/2 diameter Dimensions, lid (b), Centimeters 9.5 7.0 9.5 Dimensions, overall Centimeters 8.3 6.4 8.3 Dimensions, shaker (a) Centimeters 1.3 3.8 diameter Dimensions, lid (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     Politics , Portraits , Caricature and Cartoons , Humor/Satire , Metal/Metal Design , Food and Beverage
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1988.66.1.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Cast silver pepper shaker in the form of Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli (English, 1804-1881) depicted with his hand resting upon a pyramid while wearing an Egyptian headdress; top portion with holes lifts off for filling. a: shaker, b: lid