Artist Unidentified artist
4.7 x 5.9 x 7.7 cm (1 7/8 x 2 5/16 x 3 1/16 in.); Weight 4.25 oz.
Medium or Technique
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One of a set of four cast trencher salts. Of shaped oval form with scrolling forming the supports. The concave sides have molded rims and a depression for salt divided into four slightly lobed sections. The interior is silver gilt. The cast double shell cover has a small molded thumbpiece and a molded rim. It is gilt inside.
Maker's Mark: a crowned BB, a grain between, a flaming heart(?). Other: a crowned A, two grains, a fleur-de-lis(?).
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection