Grape pepper shaker


William C. Codman ( British, 1839 - 1921 )


Gorham Manufacturing Company ( American, 1831 )

designed 1905
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General Description

This pepper shaker and its accompanying salt cellar (1991.101.21.1) features Grape, a pattern introduced by Gorham Manufacturing Company in 1905. The pattern, characterized by scrolling vines and tendrils bearing lush leaves and bountiful clusters of grapes, was applied to holloware, including a tea kettle, a tea service, and a tea caddy in addition to this set. It was first produced 1905, when it retailed for $24, and was reissued in 1912 and 1921.

Adapted from

Samuel J. Hough, DMA unpublished material.

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