Antique Glass Salt and Sugar Shaker Club

Tulip
Tulip

Maker: C.F. Monroe Company.
Reference(s): Wilfred R. Cohen, editor of The C.F. Monroe Co. (a reprint of the 1902-3 company catalog), pg. 167, Figs. 73-AA and 73-BB. Also, Cohen, Wave Crest, pg. 28, row 2, shakers 1 and 2 and Lechner II, pg. 126-1.
Description: Short barrel shape with body covered with upward pointed leaves. There are many covered leaves and all that shows are the arrowhead-like tips near the shaker's neck. A central vine on each outer leaf is vertical and extends upward for about 3/4 the. shaker's height.Shakers were made with different finishes, such as tinting, glaze, and some were satinized.
Decoration: Shaker were made with a variety of floral patterns which were applied either by HP or transfer decals. Pattern typically shows a flower on a stem with several leaves and in a sepia colored lines.
Colors Known: HP opalware.
Size: 2-1/8" tall; 1-7/8" max. dia.; 1-3/8" base dia.
Date: Ca. 1894-1903.
Submitted by: White.
AGSSSC Assigned #: SSNO12.
Special Comments: Lechner indicates made from 1894 to 1900, but they were still listed in the 1902-3 catalog.

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