The Wallace Collection

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  • Salt cellar and cover
  • This object is currently being catalogued
  • Style of Jean II Pénicaud (c. 1515 - c. 1588) , (enamel)
  • Attributed to François Limosin (c. 1505 - c. 1575)
  • Limoges, France
  • mid 16th century
    1540 (plaque of 'Dives and Lazarus')
    early 17th century (plaque of 'Cupid')
  • Enamel, flesh tones, black and red details, gold, silver, copper, enamelled and gilded
  • Height: 4.4 cm, plaque of Dives and Lazarus
    Width: 5.1 cm, plaque of Dives and Lazarus, approximately
    Height: 4.7 cm, plaque of boy
    Width: 4.1 cm, plaque of a boy, approximately
  • Date mark: '1540'
    Mark: Heart and cross Stamped
    Inscription: 'SECVRVS DORMIT PAV / PER IM PALEA QVAM DIVES IM PVRPVREA' In gold
    Maker's mark: Penicaud workshop mark Stamped
    Inscription: 'VESPASIANS · IMPERATOR · VXOR+FLAVIA · DOMIN · ILLA'
    Inscription: 'CAESAR · VESPIANVS · AVGVSTI + IMPERATOR'
  • W62
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
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