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Saltcellar

1990.299.59 (RS214662)

Description

Lozenge-shaped porcelain saltcellar. Enameled border around rim of flowers and butterflies on metallic gold ground. Enameled C-scrolls encircle central scene of three seated figures.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1875
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
hand-painted
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese Export
Chinese export
Dish, Salt
enameling
hand-painted
medallions (ornament areas)
porcelain
rose (genus)
Rose Medallion
Saltcellar
saltcellars
Vessel, Condiment
Dimensions
3/4 x 2 3/4 x 3 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.299.59
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.
GUSN
6892

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