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Pedestal Salt

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The salt is in the form of a square pedestal and stands on four scroll feet. The four sides of the middle section are embossed with a lion's head framed by strapwork with guilloche and ovolo panels above and below against a matted ground. The base and upper rim rest on inverted cushion-shaped...

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Inscription

Armorials: Engraved on each side of upper flange, the crest of Morrice

Marks

On corner of base, repeated in bowl (rubbed): indistinct maker's mark (possibly IS in monogram, Jackson, 1921, p. 99; rev. ed. 1989, p. 95); leopard's head crowned; lion passant; date letter K

Provenance

Spink & Son, London, by 1928; Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1883–1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), 1587–88

  • Possibly by IS
Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 12.4 ((4 7/8 in.); W. x 10.2 cm (4 in.); Weight 289.7 gm (9 oz 6 dwt)

Accession Number

33.62

Medium or Technique

Silver, parcel gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver