Circular, creamware salt cellar having a bowl-shaped body on a pedestal foot. Pale cream body with a clear glaze having a green cast.

Date

1790-1800


Geography


Material/Technique

Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 2 in. x 2 5/8 in. x 2 5/8 in. (5.08 cm x 6.67 cm x 6.67 cm)


Credit

Gift of Edith Cowles Poor, 2001


Object Number

M-4214


Colors


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