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Salt

Object Number: 
1939.135[dup]
Date: 
ca. 1780
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 13.3 x 5.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center front: "C. K." in gothic script stamped: on the footring: lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, "W A" in a rectangle, leopard's head in a shield; date letter illegible.
Description: 
Silver salt; oval, boat-shaped body on an oval, stepped and molded foot with a beaded band midway; beaded band around the rim; two cast, strap handles applied to the sides; engraved on the center front, "C. K." in gothic script; maker's marks on the footring.
Gallery Label: 
Belonged to Catherine Ketchum who married Israel Corse, Jr. in 1846.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group