Pepper Caster with Silver Lid

Object Name: 
Pepper Caster with Silver Lid

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Object Name: 
Pepper Caster with Silver Lid
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.16
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.6 cm, Diam: 3.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1780
Primary Description: 
Opaque white lead glass; blown, molded, cut. (a) Ovoid bowl, with straight rim; panel-cut sides with cut notches on alternate ridges; molded, cut square pedestal foot, with sloping sides above squared ledges; cut flat base. (b) Domed form, with elaborately pierced and engraved foliate pattern; flat, narrow rim; ribbed, cylindrical brim that fits over (a); turned urn finial; not hallmarked.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Thompson, Maureen, Source
1979-05-23