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Pepper Box

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

1725–50

Artist:

Moody Russell
American, 1694–1761
Barnstable, Massachusetts

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 165

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Moody Russell

Title

Pepper Box

Place

Barnstable (Object made in)

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c. 1725–1750

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Maker's mark on bottom, in rectangle: MR Engraved on bottom: B / SM

Dimensions

7.6 × 5.1 × 2.5 cm (3 5/8 × 2 1/2 × 1 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Burton W. Hales

Reference Number

1988.312a-b

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