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Salt in form of woman

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Soft Paste. Young Man and Woman each holding 2 shell-shaped cellars on green rococo base trimmed in orange; Man in green jacket, white chemise with cravat, yellow breeches, left leg crossed, brown buckle shoes; facing to his right; Woman wearing choker; green, laced bodice, bows on shoulders;...

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Mark: incised X, unglazed bottom.

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson

Dutch (Delft?), about 1750

Object Place

Delft, The Netherlands


12.06 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware