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Saltcellar

Object Number: 
1924.34bc
Date: 
ca. 1810
Medium: 
Silver, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall (saltcellar): 1 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. (4.4 x 8.6 x 6 cm) Part (stand): 1 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (3.8 x 9.8 x
Description: 
Silver and cut-glass saltcellar; rectangular, boat-shaped cut-glass saltcellar with a scalloped lip and diamond band below; set into a rectangular silver stand with four legs applied to a silver tray; rectangular tray with a square depression in the center to hold the base of the saltcellar, raised to an applied gadrooned rim; four circular feet on the base; no maker's mark.
Gallery Label: 
This set of salt cellars and salt spoons belonged to Anna Floyd, daughter of General William Floyd of the Revolutionary War and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Anna Floyd married George Clinton in 1808.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group