Salt Dish

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish, salt
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
silverplate (holder material)
glass (insert or liner material)
Measurements
overall: 1.2 cm x 7.2 cm; 1/2 in x 2 13/16 in
overall: 2 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 5.08 cm x 11.43 cm x 6.985 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*66.0542B
catalog number
66.0542B
accession number
265238
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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