Salt Cellar

English (London)
1735–36


Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 8.5 cm (2 3/16 x 3 3/8 in.) Weight: 29 oz 10 dwt (917g)

Accession Number

2001.56.4

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard), interior gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck underneath with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1735-6) and with maker's mark of Paul de Lamerie.

Provenance

Spink & Son Ltd, London; By 1996, most probably sold by Spink & Son to Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund