Salt

third quarter of 18th century (made)

Vauxhall porcelain factory

Length: 15.9 cm, Width: 19.7 cm

CIRC.268-1911 CER

Salt, soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue, Vauxhall porcelain factory, London, England, third quarter of 18th century

Salt of soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue. In the form of three scallop shells joined at the bases; a cluster of univalvular shells forms a handle.

Bought at £7 for CIRC.267, 268-1911.

Location: Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case 7, shelf 7

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