Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Three saltcellars

Maker:
Robert Hennell I (active 1763–1811)
Date:
1783–84
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, glass lining
Dimensions:
each: 2 × 2 5/8 × 3 1/8 in. (5.1 × 6.7 × 7.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Annie C. Kane, 1926
Accession Number:
26.260.66a, b–.68a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] h (London date letter for 1783–84);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] R H in oval (maker's mark for Robert Hennell I, entered 1773)
Annie C. Kane (until 1926; to MMA)
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