Saltcellar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-6894

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
hand-painted
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 2 3/4 x 3 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thomas M. Hill, Jr.

Accession Number

1990.299.61