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Pepper Box

Maker:
Moody Russell (1694–1761)
Date:
1720–35
Geography:
Made in Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 9/16 x 2 5/16 in. (9 x 5.9 cm); 2 oz. 16 dwt. (86.5 g) Base: Diam. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm) Body: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); 2 oz. 6 dwt. (72 g) Cover: H. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm); 9 dwt. (14.5 g)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.215a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on underside: C / T M (the "T" and "M" are shaded)

Marking: marked on underside: MR (in rectangle)
Alphonso T. Clearwater; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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