Saltcellar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1790

GUSN

GUSN-8366

Description

Each of an hexagonal form with a divided bowl raised on a pedestal base. Bowl incised below rim with two straight parallel lines.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saltcellars
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
Pewter
Cast
Saltcellar

Inscription

Hammered just below rim on back: [a rose - see file for sketch]

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.593.2