Salt Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-64035

Description

Molded white clay body with colorless glaze, in form of two deep circular sea shells forming adjoining bowls, each with two ball feet and decorated with pink wash interior; gilt accents throughout. Bowls join at center with an elongated molded handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

salts (condiment vessels)
gilding
porcelain
Vessel, Condiment
Dish, Salt
Porcelain
Shell
Gilded
Dish, Salt

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.375 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.782.1