Salts (pair)

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Title:
Salts (pair)
Date: 
1748/49
Medium: 
Silver
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
each overall: 1 1/2 x 3 in. ( 3.8 x 7.6 cm )
Date End: 
1 749
Description: 
Pair of wrought silver salts; shallow, bowl-shaped bodies curved to applied, flared gadrooned lips; three cabriole legs applied to each with molded pad junctures and molded pad feet; engraved on the base of each, "R/ I * A" in block letters; maker's marks stamped on the bases.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
Object Number: 
1911.55ab
Gallery Label: 
This saltcellar probably came from the Rutgers family. Catherine De Peyster married Hendrick Rutgers in the 1740's.
Date Begin: 
1748
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group