Salt and pepper set

Side view of a cruet set showing the conical shape. Underside view of a cruet set showing the felxible base. Top view of a cruet set showing the letters moulded in the top. Underside view of a cruet set showing the removable base.
Side view of a cruet set showing the conical shape. Underside view of a cruet set showing the felxible base. Top view of a cruet set showing the letters moulded in the top. Underside view of a cruet set showing the removable base.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 006083
Country
Date
1960 - 1969

Description

A salt and pepper set in conical form made of compression moulded melamine formaldehyde. The salt pot is in pale lemon yellow and the pepper pot in light blue. Each has the initial letters of the contents moulded on the top, this is circled by 6 small holes through which the condiment is dispensed. They are sealed with push on, flexible, colourless bases which are moulded with the name Lournay. Acquired by the donor in the 1960s as promotional items with soap powder.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "Lournay" (base)
Dimensions
Height
60mm
Diameter
35mm
Method Note
top sections
bases
Material Note
plastic
MF top sections
melamine formaldehyde
PE bases
polyethylene
polythene
Colour Note
salt
pepper
bases