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Pepper Box

Date:

c. 1720

Artist:

William Cowell, Sr.
American, 1682/83–1736
Boston

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 165

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

William Cowell

Title

Pepper Box

Origin

Boston

Date

c. 1720

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Maker's mark on top of body, near handle: VC Engraved at bottom at edge: 3.8 Engraved on bottom in script: R*Wyer || Christopher Wyer Engraved on side in script: Sarah C. Wyer. 1830.

Dimensions

10.2 × 5.1 × 5.1 cm (4 × 2 3/4 × 2 1/4 in.); 101.7 g

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by the Antiquarian Society through the Mr. and Mrs. Jules N. Stiffel and Mrs. Benton J. Willner funds

Reference Number

1990.490a-b

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