English Diamond Cut Pepper Castor

Title: 
English Diamond Cut Pepper Castor

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Object Name: 
Pepper Caster with Cap
Title: 
English Diamond Cut Pepper Castor
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
62.2.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1800-1810
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss M. G. Deavenport
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut. (a) Barrel shape, with ground short, cylindrical rim; above a flared neck with two heavy, diamond-cut, trailed neck rings, panel cut between, above, and below; cylindrical sides, with band of cut nailhead diamonds above a panel of swirled cut flutes; polished bottom with polished pontil mark. (b) Domed, silver top, with pierced holes arrayed around a central domed boss; sharp, molded rim; cylindrical collar with pairs of incised lines above and below, hallmarked "TC" in an oval, and an indecipherable mark in an oval.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Deavenport, M. G., Source
1962
Color: 
Inscription: 
TC
Inscription
on cap