Saltcellars (2)

Object Number: 
INV.14083ab-14084ab
Date: 
ca. 1756
Medium: 
Silver plate, glass
Dimensions: 
each overall: 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bases: crowned leopard's head in a shield, "A" in gothic script, two crossed keys in a cartouche
Description: 
Silver plate saltcellars with glass liners; shallow, bowl-shaped bodies curved to flared lips; three cabriole legs applied to each base with cast shell junctures and pad feet; engraved with a lion's head erased on fess on the front center of each; circular, blue glass liners with straight sides; maker's marks stamped on the bases.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group