Saltcellar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-3804

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

Descriptive Terms

saltcellars
enameling
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
medallions (ornament areas)
rose (genus)
Vessel, Condiment
Dish, Salt
Saltcellar
Rose Medallion
Chinese Export
Saltcellar

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.

Accession Number

1990.299.57