Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pepper caster
  • England, United Kingdom
  • pepper caster, circa 1767
  • Where object was made: London, England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11.7 x 4.6 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0166.a,b

Cylindrical form on round base; narrowest just above the base, then widens to widest point and then narrows to top. Top third is decorated in diagonal bands of cross-hatching, with holes punched in the cross-hatching. Finial at very top is engraved with twisting, diagonal lines.