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Salt and Pepper Shakers198 of 389Odd Colored Shakers IIIA Step Away From the Usual, Collecting Odd Colored Victorian Shakers
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Posted 2 years ago


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This is the second set of shakers. Refer to the key below the article.

Figures 5,6,7,8
Odd colored and altered patterned shakers


  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
    Stunning antique glass jar collection.
  2. Aimathena, 2 years ago
    Aaaaaaah I love all of them... especially the purple set. That's been my favorite color since childhood.
  3. antiques-in-nj antiques-in-nj, 2 years ago
    The purple ones are believe to be color altered but no actual proof. The blue egg is interesting, its a Mt Washington piece in an over fired Burmese glass. I love odd colored and unusual pieces, gee does that make me odd? :)
  4. Aimathena, 2 years ago
    No... not at all. I enjoy your posts... I feel like I'm taking a class :^)
  5. antiques-in-nj antiques-in-nj, 2 years ago
    I know, Im kidding around. Shaker collecting is an interesting category. Victorian shakers come in just about all forms of art glass offered during the period. I have more than 1500 and still am out every weekend looking around.
    I have a nice general article on the subject Ive had in many antique publications in the US, Canada, and the UK. I will have to post it tonight. Im sure you will find it interesting.
  6. antiques-in-nj antiques-in-nj, 2 years ago
    Hey, maybe I can get you hooked on them :)
  7. Aimathena, 2 years ago
    I think I am already! BigTex posted some shakers, TallCakes mentioned the larger shakers were usually for sugar. Would love to get your take on them. They're very beautiful.
  8. antiques-in-nj antiques-in-nj, 2 years ago
    I will have to take a look. Give me until tonight on that though. Yes, I also collect sugar shaker! Picked up a couple of rare ones this summer in upstate NY at a big antiques show!
    Seriously, if you are interested I can point you to some resources that would help you.
  9. Aimathena, 2 years ago
    Yes, please..... thanks again.
  10. Aimathena, 2 years ago
    BigTex Shakers.... I don't know if they are Victorian but they're certainly beautiful enough to be.
  11. antiques-in-nj antiques-in-nj, 2 years ago
    If I can contact you directly we can talk about it. I think its easier that way.

    I saw those, Im not really into cut glass pieces more the art glass pieces. I think that is a whole different category but dating from the same period.
  12. Aimathena, 2 years ago
    Absolutely... I appreciate the help/info.
  13. antiques-in-nj antiques-in-nj, 2 years ago
    No problem, I will contact you tonight and get you some info to get you started!
    Its a big field once you get into it and there are many ways you can collect.
  14. Aimathena, 2 years ago
    I can't wait to get started, I just hope I don't go overboard
  15. antiques-in-nj antiques-in-nj, 2 years ago
    No, you wont. You collect at a pace that is comfortable for you. And things like learning are pretty much free.

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