Standing salt

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8375

Description

Shallow round bowl with flat rim on an octagonal base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

standing salts
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
Pewter
Cast
Saltcellar

Inscription

Scratched on pedestal: AT [and] ET AT

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 1/4 (H), 3 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.601

Places

Probably