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Sculptural Condiment Claws

Salt & Pepper Pawz Add a Bit of Fierceness to the Flavors of Your Feast

— February 13, 2012 — Art & Design
Effective salt and pepper shakers need only be containers of some description, molded with at least one perforation for the escape of the fine seasoning granules. This set of Salt & Pepper Pawz then demonstrates how much freedom a designer is afforded to incorporate extra value into such staple culinary items.

Ladies & Gentlemen opted to sculpt their dispensers into nimble feline feet. The pair were cast in stoneware to produce the paw of a white cat and the paw of a black one. Complete with soft-looking pads, sharp claws and a finely etched furry texture, the pieces embody an odd realism. Unable to stand securely upon their corked open ends, the Salt & Pepper Pawz are placed sole-upwards so that the punctured holes are visible.
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