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Pepper mill

French
1717–22
Artist Unidentified artist (Swedish)


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14 × 5.1 × 8.9 cm (5 1/2 × 2 × 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.499a-b

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

On View

Britain, 1750-1800 / Portraits (Gallery 141)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

A Regence pepper mill with handle separate

Provenance

Elizabeth Parke Firestone (1897-1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (1898-1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993; gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. to the MFA. (Accession date: May 26,1993)

Credit Line

Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection