Saltcellar

Object Number: 
1950.94a
Date: 
1903-1907
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. ( 5.1 x 8.9 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Wrought silver saltcellar; oval, boat-shaped body with floral and fern repoussé chasing around the sides; applied, flared and gadrooned rims; four cast shell feet with c-curve legs and shell knees; engraved on the base, "C. A. B. from A. I. B." in script; makers' marks on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This saltcellar belonged to Cornelia Augusta Beekman (d. 1917).
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group