Unique vintage Japanese sterling silver salt and pepper shaker set shaped like the traditional Japanese instrument known as the shamisen, a 3-string whose model resembles that of a guitar or banjo.
The back of the drum body has a sliding plate that allows access to the inside for easy refilling or dispensing.
Neck is marked Sterling Japan.
Set weighs 34.5 grams.
Each shamisen shaker measures about 4 ¼” long by 1 1/8” widest by ½” deep.
Excellent vintage condition. Gently pre-owned.