Pepper shaker

Object Number: 
INV.14519ab
Date: 
1901
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 2 in. ( 11.7 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on base: "E E G/ JUNE 8, 1901" monogram in script, date in block letters stamped: on cover bezel: "KIRK & SON Co.
Description: 
Wrought silver pepper shaker with lid; pear-shaped body with a long narrow neck; body covered with foliate and fern repoussé chasing; three, cast paw feet applied to the body with anthemion knees; plain, applied band around the rim; high, domed cover with all over foliate repoussé chasing; upper half has circular pierce work; small knob finial applied to the top; engraved on the base, "E E G/ JUNE 8, 1901" monogram in script, date in block letters; maker's mark on the cover bezel.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group