Pepper Caster

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1770

GUSN

GUSN-45199

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

Descriptive Terms

pepper shakers
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Vessel, Condiment
Caster
Caster, Pepper
Caster, Pepper

Additional Identification Number

1950.459B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United Kingdom

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

5 1/4 x 2 (HxW), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.459.2

Places

Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Probably Germany