Kitchen Pepper

English (London)
1713–14
Marked by William Fleming (free 1695)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

Overall: Height: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.); Width: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.); Weight: 62.5 gm (2 oz 2 dwt)

Accession Number

37.1168a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The cylindrical body rests on a molded, stepped foot. Applied to the side of the body is an ear-shaped handle. The detachable, molded, domed lid is pierced in its center and in a ring of the molding.

Inscription

Engraved on underside, ".M.P."

Markings

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

Provenance

Walter H. Willson, Ltd., London, purchased by Theodora Wilbour, October 6, 1937, Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlote Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: November 17, 1937)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)