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Saltcellar

1991.603.2 (RS20733)

Description

Pedestal-form with small round shallow bowl above short tapered stem on curved round base with bottom edge flattened to form hexagonal edge. Incised turnings on stem and base. Hollow underside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Inscriptions
Stamped touchmarks on bottom underside: PM [symbol]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Saltcellar
saltcellars
Slip Cast
tin (metal)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 3 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.603.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8379

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