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Pair with 14.901a-b. The compressed circular salts, formed from sheet, rest on three cast legs, with shells at the top and an applied cast shell forming the foot. The salt has an applied, flutted rim. The two glass inserts, one original, with a star cut into the base, are chipped around the rim.


Engraved on the side, C. L. Rogers.


On underside, maker's mark DH, an R above and an H below (Grimwade 472); lion passant; date letter I; leopard's head crowned.


Gift of the Misses Catharine Langdon Rogers and Clara Bates Rogers to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 5, 1914)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Catherine Langdon Rogers and Clara Bates Rogers

English (London), 1764–65

  • Marked by David Hennell I, born in 1712, free 1735–retired 1773, died in 1 died in 1785
  • Marked by Robert Hennell I, born in 1741, free 1763–died in 1 died in 1811
Object Place

London, England


H. 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.); Diam of rim: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.); Weight: 79.4 gm (2oz 11dwt)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver, glass