Sugar Shaker, 1939-1940
Crystal sugar shaker with wedge-cut diamond pattern on the body and wedge-cut starburst pattern on the bottom has a sterling-silver shaker top. The top is imprinted with hallmarks for London, England, and the year 1939-1940. 3Dia. x 7.875T. From England.Historical BackgroundPopular during the Victorian era, muffineers (also called sugar casters or sugar shakers) were a regular part of a well-set table. The muffineer would be filled with super-fine caster sugar for sprinkling over any food in need of sweetening.