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SALTCELLAR

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

The background on the outside and feet is in a reddish pink enamel with lattice and dots in raised white enamel and details in raised gilt. Three white cartouches with raised gilt frames are painted with clusters of flowers in colors. The inside is in white enamel, the inner edge with leaves in pink enamel.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
SALTCELLAR
Made from:
Enamel on copper -- gilt copper
Made in:
ENGLAND: South Staffordshire, Bilston or Wednesbury
Date made:
ca. 1780
Size:
2.9 × 5.7 cm (1 1/8 × 2 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.179
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
LABEL At the bottom a paper sticker with a zig-zag border and the number "31" in the center
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973