Johann Christopher Heyne (1757-1781). <em>Salt Dish</em>, 1754-1780. Pewter, 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (8.6 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.187. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.187.jpg)

Salt Dish

Artist:Johann Christopher Heyne

Medium: Pewter

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Dimensions: 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (8.6 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 45.10.187

Image: 45.10.187.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pewter salt dish. Round bowl bulges out around top half, then tapers into smaller bowl at bottom; stands on cylindrical pedestal with flaring base. CONDITION: Good; top edge bent / misshapen along one side; light scratches and a few dark spots of discoloration around bowl; heavier scratches on inside; pitting, especially around bottom of bowl; small hole in shaft of pedestal.

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