Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pepper caster
  • England, United Kingdom
  • pepper caster, circa 1766
  • Where object was made: London, England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 4.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 7/8 x 1 11/16 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0167.a,b

Cylindrical form on round base; narrowest just above base then widens to widest point, then narrows to domed top. The dome is perforated with holes that make the shape of arcs, diamonds, and flowers.