Salt Dish

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish, salt
date made
1892-1895
Physical Description
silver plate (holder material)
glass (insert or liner material)
Measurements
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
1977.0918.10
catalog number
1977.0918.10
accession number
1977.0918
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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