Salt

English (London)
1661–62
Marked by PD


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 2.2 cm (7/8 in.); Diameter 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); Weight 33 gm (1 oz 1 dwt)

Accession Number

1975.17

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The fluted salts are octafoil in section with sides tapering to a flat rim surrounding the circular depression for the salt. The sides of the salts are formed of a single raised and crimped sheet. The tops are formed separately and soldered at the rim.

Markings

On inside of bowl, maker's mark PD three pellets above a cinquefoil below (Jackson, 1921, p. 129; rev. ed. 1989, p. 125); leopard's head crowned; lion passant; date letter D

Provenance

Purchased from How (of Edinburgh), London, February 12, 1975, Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour