Salt Dish

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Nouveau-style salt with a rectangular cut glass insert or liner resting inside a frame supported by four undulating looped wire supports attached to a larger, shallow, flared, rectangular tray. Liner has crenellated rim and bands of diamonds and flutes on sides. Tray has a fine cabled rim and pairs of voluted leaves where supports join at ends. No marks. One of a pair, DL*66.0542A-B.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900
place made
United Kingdom: England
place used
United Kingdom: England, South Tyneside, South Shields
United States: Wisconsin, Menomonie
United States: Minnesota, Lake Park
Physical Description
silver plate (holder material)
glass (insert or liner material)
overall: 2 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 5.08 cm x 11.43 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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