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Salt cellar

Salt cellar

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:155-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 3

Physical description

Salt cellar, of soft-paste porcelain, in the form of a large shell resting on a heap of smaller shells and barnacles.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Width: 11.7 cm

Object history note

One of a pair of salt-cellars with 414:155/A-1885 (Sch. I 11A)
The pair was given to Lady Charlotte Schreiber by Mrs Halliburton, Richmond, in April 1868

Descriptive line

Salt cellar, of soft-paste porcelain, in the form of a large shell resting on a heap of smaller shells and barnacles, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, London, ca. 1750.

Materials

Porcelain

Subjects depicted

Shell

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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