Salt (one of a pair)
Silas Merriman (1734–1805)
Object Place: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Buhler, 1972, No. 484
3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pair of salts with convex sides, applied borders with incised lines to simulate gadrooning, almost flat bottoms, three molded pad joinings and feet on each; no center points. Engraved on sides with short bands with pendent flowers flankingm respectively, a seated hare and, twice, a girl’s face. Engraving very worn.
Marked S [pellet] M in a rectangle on bottom of each.
Original owner unknown.
Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler