L2017.1033.001 A, B  Pepper pot; overall
  • L2017.1033.001 A, B Pepper pot; overall
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Pepper box (Dredger)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    William Simpkins (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Wrought

  • Museum Object Number:

    2017.0017.001 A, B


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2017.0017.001 A, B

Object Name

Pepper box (Dredger)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Barbara Schwartz, in memory of her parents, Iris & Seymour Schwartz

Creator (Role)

William Simpkins (Maker)
1704-1780

Place of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Underside; "W.SIMPKINS" stamped in rectangle
2. Inscription; Underside; "B / R*H"

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Wrought

Dimensions (inches)

3.875 (H) , 3 (W) , 2.9 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

9.842 (H) , 7.62 (W) , 81 (Weight)

Measurement Notes

Weight in 1979: 2 oz. 15 dwt. troy

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Kane, Patricia E. 1998 Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers. 1241.
Biography, mark and item: 892-899