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Pepper Caster

1950.459.2 (RS104233)

Description

Pewter pepper shaker (one of a pair of pewter salt and pepper shakers); holes on top and sides arranged in two diamond-shaped patterns separated by a vertical line of holes; fillets around base, mid-section and under holes; acorn finial on pointed top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1770
Location of origin
United Kingdom
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Probably Germany
Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Caster
Caster, Pepper
pepper shakers
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Vessel, Condiment
Dimensions
5 1/4 x 2 (HxW), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.459.2
Credit Line
Gift from mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge
GUSN
45199

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