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Saltcellar

Description

Each of an hexagonal form with a divided bowl raised on a pedestal base. Bowl incised below rim with two straight parallel lines.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1790
Inscriptions
Hammered just below rim on back: [a rose - see file for sketch]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Cast
casting (process)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Saltcellar
saltcellars
tin alloy
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.593.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8366

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