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Pepper Caster, one of a pair

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The flattened spherical body of the caster sits on a ring foot and is surmounted by a vertical form or neck whose flared base is fitted with threaded rings that screw into the bowl. A reel-shaped finial is soldered to the rounded and perforated tip of the elongated form. A crimped and flared...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

“TIFFANY & Co / 3147 M 3965 / STERLING SILVER,” the latter two words in sans serif, struck incuse on each bottom. Ada Mark * F4741

Provenance

Early history unknown. To the donor at an unknown date and made a gift to the museum.

Credit Line

Gift of Ada Belle Winthrop King

about 1874

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 5.5 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.120.1

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware