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Salt cellar

Salt cellar

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1785-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lille porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels, moulded and gilded

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    C.585-1920

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 1

Physical description

Porcelain salt cellar painted in enamels and gilded.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1785-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Lille porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels, moulded and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A crowned dolphin
Stencilled in red enamel

Dimensions

Height: 4.4 cm, Length: 9.2 cm

Descriptive line

Porcelain salt cellar, painted in enamels, moulded and gilded, made by Lille porcelain factory, France, 1785-1790.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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