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Saltcellar

Saltcellar
Saltcellar
Saltcellar
Title
Saltcellar
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.
Credit Line 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Object Number 
1950.94a
Marks 
engraved: on the base: ""C. A. B. from A. I. B." in script stamped: on the base: "S Kirk & Son Co 925/1000"
Gallery Label 
This saltcellar belonged to Cornelia Augusta Beekman (d. 1917).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group