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pepper caster
  • Robert Peaston
    active 1700s
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • pepper caster, circa 1775
  • Where object was made: London, England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10.7 x 5.1 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 3/16 x 20 1/8 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0168.a,b

Cylindrical form on round base, narrowest just above base and then widens to widest point, then narrows to top. A series of bands ring the top portion. The very top is domed with holes in the shape of three arcs and three flowers. There is a finial at the top of the dome.