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Saltcellar

1926.55 (RS33359)

Description

Blue and white; oval eight-sided rectangle with butterfly, cell and drape border around base and network border with floral reserves around rim of top; right-oriented landscape scene of three-story building atop bridge with figures passing below, right; second bridge with figure carrying load, left foreground; two other buildings beyond bridge; boats beyond and buildings and mountains in distance.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1790
Inscriptions
Paper label: ""Part of/ Gilbert Stuart's/ dinner Set"".
Location of origin
China
Material
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
Dish, Salt
porcelain
Saltcellar
saltcellars
underglazing
Vessel, Condiment
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.55
Credit Line
Gift of William Brewster
GUSN
30810
Reference Notes
------------. Choice Sortment, cat. 30.. [No Publisher].

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