Kitchen Pepper

English (London)
1725–26
Possibly by William Fleming (free 1695)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H.8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.); Weight: 82.2 gm (2 oz 13 dwt)

Accession Number

35.1618a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The cylindrical dredger is formed from sheet with an inset base and a molded fabricated foot. An ear-shaped handle, formed from flat, molded wire, is applied to one side. The removable domed cover, formed from sheet with a molded wire rim, is pierced with plain small holes in a geometric pattern.

Markings

On underside, maker's mark FL (similar to Grimwade 694)(repeated on underside of cover); Britannia; lion's head erased; date letter K

Provenance

Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1935).

Credit Line

Bequest of Frank Brewer Bemis