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.

Date Made: 1892-1895

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, Birmingham, Birmingham

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1977.0918.10Catalog Number: 1977.0918.10Accession Number: 1977.0918

Object Name: dish, salt

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


Record Id: nmah_301139

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