The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
This object is currently being catalogued
  • Salt cellar and cover
  • This object is currently being catalogued
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • London, England
  • 1578
  • Silver and gold, chased, repoussé and gilded
  • Height: 30.6 cm, with lid
    Height: 16.4 cm, without lid
    Width: 11.5 cm
    Weight: 567 g
    Height: 15.7 cm, lid
    Width: 11.4 cm, lid
    Width: 11.5 cm, base
  • Hallmark: A in a shield : 1578
    Mark: London
    Maker's mark: Bird with open beak, in profile facing left
    Mark: Lion rampant
    Mark: Leopard's head
  • W96
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
History
  • Durlacher; Sir Richard Wallace, 1872.