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Double salt

R. P., London (ca. 1620's)
British, London
H. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned;
[2] Lion passant;
[3] C in pointed shield (London date letter for 1620–21);
[4] RP (in shaped shield) between two pellets, an escallop above;

Location of marks:
[1]-[4]: on drum, in well of second salt well, on dome of cover.
Sir G.W. Dasent (until June 2, 1875) ; Private Collection (until 1882; sale, Christie's, May 11, 1882, no. 210) ; [ Thomas Lumley LTD. ; to Irwin Untermyer in 1957 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1957–68; to MMA)
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