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Pepper Mill (USA)

This is a Pepper mill. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated 1874 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silver, ivory, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Max Farrand. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 15.5 x 7.8 x 8.7 cm (6 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

"2" / Lion, anchor, "G", in reserves (Gorham trademark)/ "G / STERLING"; (2nd G is date letter for 1874)

Cite this object as

Pepper Mill (USA); Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); silver, ivory, metal; H x W x D: 15.5 x 7.8 x 8.7 cm (6 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 3 7/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Max Farrand; 1953-143-47

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