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  • Place of origin:

    York (made)

  • Date:

    1808-1809 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    R. Cattle & J. Barber (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver parcel gilt, raised and engraved.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Salt cellar, silver, parcel-gilt, (one of set of four), oval, tub shaped with handles at each end. Engraved with a crest.

Place of Origin

York (made)


1808-1809 (made)


R. Cattle & J. Barber (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver parcel gilt, raised and engraved.

Marks and inscriptions

York hallmarks for 1808-09

Mark of R. Cattle and J. Barber

Engraved crest: a wolf's head party per pale.


Height: 6.0 cm, Width: 9.0 cm, Depth: 7.5 cm, Weight: 103.1 g, Weight: 3.31 troy

Object history note

Acquisition RF: 40 / 434
Bequest - Arthur Hurst
One of a set of four

Descriptive line

Salt cellar (one of a set of four), York hallmarks for 1808-09, mark of R. Cattle and J. Barber.


Silver; Gold


Raising; Amalgam gilding; Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted



Containers; Food vessels & Tableware; Metalwork; Silver

Production Type

small batch


Metalwork Collection

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