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Standing salt

1991.601 (RS20988)

Description

Shallow round bowl with flat rim on an octagonal base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Inscriptions
Scratched on pedestal: AT [and] ET AT
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
standing salts
tin alloy
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 3 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.601
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8375

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