Salt in form of man

Dutch (Delft)
about 1750


Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands

Dimensions

12.06 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.86

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Young Man and Woman each holding 2 shell-shaped cellars on green rococo base trimmed in orange; Man in green jacket, white chemise with cravat, yellow breeches, left leg crossed, brown buckle shoes; facing to his right; Woman wearing choker; green, laced bodice, bows on shoulders; orange flowered skirt, yellow shoes; facing to her left; both facial features outlined in brown; salt cellars trimmed in ochre with blue/ochre feather design from trim inwards.

Markings

Mark: incised X in partially glazed bottom.

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson