Pair of saltcellars

Date:
1755–56
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, gilt lined
Dimensions:
each: 3 1/2 × 4 in. (8.9 × 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.42.42a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] u (London date letter for 1755–56);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] indistinct.

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] underneath shell of .42a
[1]–[3] underneath shell of .42b
George S. Palmer (until 1913; sold to MMA)