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Caster

Caster

c. 1720

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fabricated by

Andrew Tyler

(American, 1692–1741)

Silver

With handle: 8.5 x 6.7 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Weight: 72.251 g (2.55 oz.)

Gift of Hollis French 1940.273.a

Description

A caster was used to spread a finely ground substance, probably pepper.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Silver
Medium: 
Silver
Credit line: 
Gift of Hollis French

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