Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pepper shaker
  • United States or England, United Kingdom
  • pepper shaker, circa 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom or United States
  • pewter, britannia metal
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.9 x 5.7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1176
Description

Pewter pepper shaker. Body which tapers at the top and bottom on a cone-shaped base. The foot ring turns over onto the body at the base. Missing a cap, but has groves at the top to attach one.