Artist:Gorham Manufacturing Company
Medium: Copper, silver
Dimensions: 2 x 3 1/2 x 21/4 in. (5.1 x 8.9 x 5.7 cm)
Museum Location: Special Exhibition Gallery, 4th Floor
Accession Number: 1998.3.2
Catalogue Description: Copper and silver pepper shaker with silver stopper. Patinated copper alloy body realistically modeled as a three-lobed quince supported on its side by a short length of copper stem. Sprouting from the stem are two silver leaves, one large, one small, that wrap partially around the body. Silver stopper: On the front surface of quince in the form of a blossom with five petals; this is removable for filling shaker and is pierced with small holes. CONDITION: Wear and discoloration to patination. Small dents on upper lobes of fruit and one small dent on bottom lobe.