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Saltcellar and Spoon

Made by: Henric Lassas

Currently in storage


About this object

Plain panel, corners cut for a monogram not filled in.

Category:
silverwork
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1870-1890
Size:
Bowl: 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm) Spoon: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.371.3-4
Signature marks:
MARK cellar: 84; crossed anchors; H.L. in [ILL.] letters; spoon: 84; crossed anchor; [transcription] in Cyrillic; plain panel inscribed: "without salt it is not tasty;" "without bread it is not nourishing."
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973