Salt Dish

Open, oval cylindrical piercework salt on four ball feet with a clear, cobalt blue glass liner. Flat frame for bottom is struck on underside between two feet "EPNS" to the left of three marks, a Prince of Wales feathers, a gondolier in gondola, and the raised gothic or Old English letters "D", "&", "S", all in individual clipped-corner surrounds; "3548" is stamped between the opposite two feet.
Maker is Deykin & Sons at the Venetian Works, Birmingham, England; partnership active, 1854-1895, and specialized in producing electroplated wares which they marketed as Venetian Silver.
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish, salt
date made
Physical Description
silver plate (holder material)
glass (insert or liner material)
overall: 7.9 cm x 5.3 cm; 3 1/8 in x 2 1/16 in
overall: 2 in x 3 in x 2 1/8 in; 5.08 cm x 7.62 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, Birmingham, Birmingham
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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