Salt cellar

English (London)
about 1751
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 14.6 x 10.8 cm (3 x 5 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.366

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White. Shell resting on the back of a dolphin. Seaweed around base.

Provenance

By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine