Saltcellar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-8378

Description

Pedestal-form with small round shallow bowl above short tapered stem on curved round base with bottom edge flattened to form hexagonal edge. Incised turnings on stem and base. Hollow underside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

saltcellars
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
turning (shaping process)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Slip Cast
Turned
Saltcellar

Inscription

Stamped touchmarks on bottom underside: IM [symbol] [symbol]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 3 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.603.1

Reference Notes

------------. "Ceramic Chinoiserie," Antiques Magazine, August 1941,. [No Publisher].