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Salt-cellar

Salt-cellar

  • Place of origin:

    Hohr-Grenzhausen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700-1720 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with moulded and impressed decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    C.685-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case G2, shelf 3

Physical description

Salt-cellar of stoneware with moulded and impressed decoration. Square base surmounted by four twisted pillars supporting a square platform on which rests a round well. Between the pillars an acanthus leaf curls at the extremity. Base and platform are moulded with leaves.

Place of Origin

Hohr-Grenzhausen (made)

Date

ca. 1700-1720 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with moulded and impressed decoration

Dimensions

Height: 9.8 cm, Width: 9.5 cm

Descriptive line

Salt-cellar of stoneware with moulded and impressed decoration, made in Hohr-Grenzhausen, Germany, about 1700-1720.

Labels and date

Salt-cellar
Made in Hohr, Germany about 1700-1720
Stoneware

C.685-1923 Given by Lt.-Col. K. Dingwall, D.S.O., through the National Art Collections Fund [16/07/2008]

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Moulded; Impressed

Subjects depicted

Acanthus foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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