Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pepper caster
  • Robert Peaston
    active 1700s
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • pepper caster, circa 1766
  • Where object was made: London, England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C8
  • 2005.0169.a,b
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Body of container most narrow just above base, then widens, then narrows again. The top third of the container is perforated, each small hole falls within the diamond of a cross-hatch pattern. There are five sections of this pattern, each separated by two vertical lines.