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Set of six salts

Maker:
Possibly by Christopher Shaw (active 1656–64)
Date:
1662
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.181–.186
Not on view
Inscription: (On top): James Heames his Guift;
(On bottom): 12 of theis the Guift of James Heames twice Warden 1662.

Marking: [1] Lion's head crowned;
[2] Lion passant;
[3] E, London date letter for 1662;
[4] CS, a sword in pale between, maker's mark, possibly Christopher Shaw;

Location of marks: (on .181-.186);
[1]-[4] on outer wall of skirts
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. ; to Irwin Untermyer, July 25, 1962 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1962–68; to MMA)
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