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Pair of Salts

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

1765/85

Artist:

Thomas Shields
American, 1742–1819
Philadelphia

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 167

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Thomas Shields

Title

Pair of Salts

Place

Philadelphia (Object made in)

Date

c. 1765–1785

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Marked three times on bottom, in rectangle: TS

Dimensions

Ea. 4.1 × 7.3 × 5.7 cm (1 5/8 × 2 7/8 × 2 1/4 in.); 1989.61.1: 99.1 g; 1989.61.2: 95.1 g

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Quinn E. Delaney

Reference Number

1989.61.1-2

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