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Title: 2009.0067.1 Silver Salt Cellar
Description: 2009.0067.1
Silver Salt Cellar (one of two), 1777-78
Makers: Matthew Boulton & John Fothergill


One of a pair of oval silver salts with gilt interior. Double loop handles rise from heavy leaf casting. Ribbon-tied reeded rim above husk swags and rosettes. The base gadrooned with a central floral button. Engraved with a crest - a unicorn's head issuan from a crown, possilby for Robert Jocelyn, Earl of Roden.
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18th Century
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Soho House
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Precious metal/Silver
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Gilt
   
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Purchase Grant Fund, 2009.
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