Saltcellar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1770-1790

GUSN

GUSN-30810

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

Descriptive Terms

saltcellars
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese export
Vessel, Condiment
Dish, Salt
Saltcellar
Saltcellar

Inscription

Paper label: ""Part of/ Gilbert Stuart's/ dinner Set"".

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Brewster

Accession Number

1926.55

Reference Notes

------------. Choice Sortment, cat. 30.. [No Publisher].