Salt in form of woman
Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands
12.06 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)
Soft Paste. 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.
Mark: incised X in partially glazed bottom.
Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson