Pepper Box

Jacob Hurd, American (worked Boston, Massachusetts), 1702/3 - 1758




Overall: 3 3/4 × 2 in. (9.5 × 5.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Diantha C. and George C. Harrington, Class of 1961



Place Made: United States, North America



Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Marked on the side (worn; Kane mark C) and on the bottom (Kane mark B); engraved on the bottom for the Kendall family: I K D

Course History

HIST 9.1, Empires and Colonies in North America, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2014


Tiffany & Co.; sold to Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts, December 1957; to Louise C. Harrington, following the death of her husband, Frank L. Harrington, in 1988; to her son George and his wife Diantha Harrington, Framingham, Massachusetts, following Louise Harrington’s death, summer 2000; given to present collection, 2014.

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