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Salt

French (Paris)
1781
Marked by Marc-Etienne Janety


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

4.28 x 10.48 cm (1 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.1280

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Elliptical, blue glass lined. Paw feet at ends & sides. Cast lions heads at ends, leafy festoons with beaded medallions below ribbons on sides. Pierced & molded bands at top & bottom. Engraved shield with three swans on one medallion; crown, armed arm holding knights helmet on other. Marks on back of medallion. Mate to 21.1281.

Markings

Paris wardens mark

Provenance

Swan Collection. By 1921, Miss Elizabeth Howard Bartol; 1921, gift of Miss Elizabeth Howard Bartol to the MFA.

Credit Line

Swan Collection—Gift of Miss Elizabeth Howard Bartol