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Salt and Pepper Shakers

Artist:
Nina Katchadourian (American, born 1968)
Date:
2007
Medium:
Molded glass shakers sealed with rubber stoppers, stainless steel tops, and plastic particles in an emulsion of sterile water and glycerin, with two printed cardboard boxes and a printed brochure
Dimensions:
a) salt shaker: 3 5/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (9.2 x 4.8 x 4.8 cm) b) pepper shaker: 3 5/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (9.2 x 4.8 x 4.8 cm) c) printed brochure: 4 x 8 1/2 in. (10.2 x 21.6 cm) d) outer box: 4 x 3 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (10.2 x 9.8 x 5.7 cm) e) inner box: 3 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 2 1/8 in. (9.8 x 9.8 x 5.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.548a–e
Not on view
Inscription: a) salt shaker, incised around metal cap: NORTON / CHRISTMAS 2007; printed on bottom of bottle (inside blue circle): NORTON CHRISTMAS / NINA KATCHADOURIAN / PROJECT 2007

b) pepper shaker, incised around metal cap: NINA / KATCHADOURIAN; printed on bottom of bottle (inside blue circle): NORTON CHRISTMAS / NINA KATCHADOURIAN / PROJECT 2007
Peter Norton, Los Angeles (2007; one of a series commissioned from the artist; gift in December 2007 to private collection); private collection, New York (2007–8; gift to MMA)

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