Collecting Salt and Pepper Shakers

Van Tellingen Huggers

Collecting salt and pepper shakers is a popular hobby. Here are a few examples that you will enjoy.

Van Tellingen "Huggers" were designed in 1947. There are several styles. This particular style is very popular with those who collect Black Americana and is valued well over $100.00

Art Deco Made in Japan

A tiny set of personal salt and pepper shakers, hand painted in classic art deco style, and stamped, "Japan". These are from the 1930s and show no crazing or chipping of paint. They still have the original cork stoppers.

Nippon Hand Painted

Hand painted Nippon. Probably made before 1920, these show no signs of crazing and only a small amount of chipping.

Dutch Boy and Girl

Hand painted salt and pepper with a foil sticker marked Japan.

Fitz and Floyd Elves

Fitz and Floyd Christmas Collection, mid 1980s. Fitz and Floyd items are immediately collectible due to the superior workmanship and detail.

Christmas Set of Unknown Origin

Collecting salt and pepper shakers of unknown origin is fun as well. This festive salt and pepper set is probably from the early 1970s.

Pink Spun Aluminum and Bakelite

This Westbend Pink Aluminum salt and pepper set was part of a canister set from the 1950s.

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Collecting Salt and Pepper Shakers