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Salt-cellar

Circular and basin-shaped, with a square foot-piece; the sides of the bowl are covered with broad plain ribs and a band of leaves and flowers at the top; a delicate laurel vine on the foot piece and on the square rim; thinly gilded inside and outside. Marks: Inside of bowl. On the foot-piece.

Credit Line

Turner Sargent Collection—Bequest of Mrs. Turner Sargent (Amelia J. Holmes)

Russian (Tula), 19th century

Object Place

Russia

Accession Number

89.172

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver