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Salts (pair)

Object Number: 
1911.53a
Date: 
1741/42
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 in. × 3 in. (4.4 × 7.6 cm)
Marks: 
engraved: on the side of each: "H. C. D. P." in script engraved: on the side of each: De Peyster family crest, an armed dexter arm holding a spear or arrow in fess stamped: on the base: "D. H" below a fluer-di-lis in gothic crpt, a lion passant, a crow
Description: 
One of a pair of wrought silver salts; shallow, bowl-shaped bodies curved to applied, flared gadrooned lips; three cabriole legs applied to each with trefoil junctures and molded pad feet; engraved on the side of each, "H. C. D. P." in script; De Peyster family crest engraved on the side of each, an armed dexter arm holding a spear or arrow in fess; maker's marks stamped on the bases.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group