Saltcellar

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Object Name: 
Saltcellar
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
63.3.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.8 cm; Rim Diam: 13.2 cm; Foot Diam: 8.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1540-1570
Primary Description: 
Saltcellar. Colorless, with grayish. Blown, mold-blown; gilded. Shallow bowl with wide, flat rim strengthened with ribbon of colorless glass applied to underside. Second gather mold-blown to form 10 strong ribs. Pedestal foot with pontil mark decorated in diamond pattern with traces of gilding.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Henrich, Wilhelm, Source
Category: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 6 (1964) illustrated, p. 161, #21; BIB# AI97744