Painted Tin-Glazed Salt Cellar

(1600 - 1800)

One intact and nearly complete painted tin glazed (delft) vessel, which is likely a salt cellar. The external surface is coated in a grayish white tin glaze. There is a polychrome floral decoration in cobalt (blue), orange, and yellow painted around the rim, which has broken off in several places. The body is fluted and there is a shallow depression on the top of the vessel where the salt would have been served. A possible mold hole is visible on the base. This salt cellar is 3 1/4 inches wide, 4 inches long, and 2 3/4 inches tall.

7 Hanover Square

Manhattan, 7 Hanover Square

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