Saltcellar

Object Number: 
INV.13210
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 3 5/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 3.5 x 9.2 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Porcelain shallow saltcellar on raised foot; the border of the foot is composed of a blue enamel band, bounded above by a gilded rust band with a gold line with painted waves; at the top of each wave is a blue diamond and between the diamonds are blue dots; the border pattern is composed of a gilded band at the rim, bounded in turn by a blue enamel band, which is in turn bounded within by arust band with gold dots, again bounded by a gold line with painted waves; at the tip of each wave is a blue diamond; at the top are the remnants of a blue and gilded rust husk band that, in others of this set interlaces with a gold vine; at the center is a gilded blue enamel floral spray.
Gallery Label: 
This saltcellar is part of a larger dinner service.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group