Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of saltcellars

Maker:
Thomas Folkingham (active 1703–29)
Date:
1714–15
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
7/8 x 2 1/4 x 3 in. (2.2 x 5.7 x 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Strong Shattuck, 1935
Accession Number:
35.80.105, .106
Not on view
Marking: [1] Britannia;
[2] Gohtic T, in pointed shield, London date letter for 1714-15;
[3] Lion's head erased;
[4] Fo, bishop's mitre(?) above, mullet below, in reserve (maker's mark for Thomas Folkingham)

Location of marks:
All on bottom
Mary Strong Shattuck (until 1935; bequeathed to MMA)
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