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Salt

Object Number: 
1947.474
Date: 
1780/81
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 3 in. ( 3.5 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the base: lion passant conforming, leopard's head crowned in a cartouche, "e" in a cartouche; "I W" between a cross and a star in a circle
Description: 
Wrought silver salt; shallow, bowl-shaped body curved to applied, flared lip; three cabriole legs applied to the base with molded pad junctures and molded pad feet; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This saltcellar belonged to the miniature painter John Ramage (ca. 1748-1802).
Credit Line: 
Anonymous Gift
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group