Dalmatian s&p

Dalmatian salt & pepper shakers
made in Japan, 1960s

These fabulous dalmatian shakers could well be modelled on Disney’s 101 Dalmatians characters- but aren’t marked as such. The manufacture place and time is right, but they weren’t made under license to Disney [or at least there is no space on the base to note this.] Either way- they were probably inspired by the popularity of the film- and are super cute. Just look at that wink!

Salt and Pepper collection is growing as a hobby- they are small so don’t take up much space, and have been made since the mid Nineteenth Century. America has several museums devoted to salt and pepper shakers.

This would be a good way to start your own collection: there is a bit of wear to one dalmatians red collar, but otherwise they are in good vintage condition. They are for sale: $AU15

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