Standing salt

about 1690–1700
Edward Winslow (American, 1669–1753)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 67

Dimensions

Overall (h x w): 14 x 12.5 cm (5 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.64

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Burton A. Cleaves Gallery (Gallery LG27)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Stepped octagonal base, gadrooning at bottom of round flaring stem with midband. Stepped octagonal top with four scroll supports around depressed cup.

Inscription

EIM and lion's head crest

Markings

Initials "EW" above a fleur-de-lis in a shaped shield

Provenance

John (b. March 31, 1651) and Mary (Tufts) Edes, m. October 15, 1674. 1928, lent by Philip L Spalding to MFA; 1938, gift of Philip Spalding to MFA. (Accession date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Gift of Philip Leffingwell Spalding