The oval bowl of each salt rests on a plain oval spreading foot. The bowl is raised and inset into the base, which is fabricated in two sections, seamed vertically.
ARMORIALS: engraved on the side of each, the crest of Moore, of Ireland.
On underside of each, leopard's head crowned; date letter S; lion passant; maker's mark IS (Grimwade 1643)
Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: January 8, 1942)
Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)
English (London), 1733–34
- Probably by James Smith (I), free 1718