Pair of Salts

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

1765/85

Artist:

Thomas Shields
American, 1742–1819
Philadelphia

About this artwork

On View

American Art, Gallery 167

Artist

Thomas Shields

Title

Pair of Salts

Origin

Philadelphia

Date

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

Restricted gift of Quinn E. Delaney

Reference Number

1989.61.1-2

Extended information about this artwork

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