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Saltcellar (England)

This is a saltcellar. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1910. Its medium is glazed earthenware (creamware). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Meeker Wood. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Meeker Wood.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 5.2 × 8.5 cm (2 1/16 × 3 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Saltcellar (England); glazed earthenware (creamware); H x W: 5.2 × 8.5 cm (2 1/16 × 3 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. William Meeker Wood; 1910-29-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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