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A Brass Kitchen Caster

Stock No

2156

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2015
  • £340.00
  • €397 Euro
  • $418 US Dollar

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Item Description

A brass caster of a form shown in Randle Holme's Academy of Armory to be for dispensing 'Pepper.....a well-known spice of aromatic odour and an extremely pungent aromatic taste'. However, the holes are perhaps too large for pepper and therefore it is more likely a flour dredger, more often fashioned with straight sides and a loop handle. Whatever the intended purpose, this scale of utensil was made for use in a large country-house kitchen. English, probably Birmingham, circa 1750.

Item Info

Seller

WALPOLES

Seller Location

London, UK

Item Dimensions

H: 14cm W: 0cm >D: 0cm

Period

18th Century & Earlier

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

United Kingdom

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)207 7275263

+44 (0)7831 561042

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