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Salt: NAV.105-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Duncomb, Samuel




Large circular pewter salt. With reeded foot rim, convex sides, and reeded 'wall' surrounding central depression.

There are doubts about the authenticity of this item. Signs of repair, especially of a split across the central depression. Style of mid 18th century

Legal notes

A.F. de Navarro Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Birmingham ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Navarro, Mary Anderson de, Madame Navarro, J. M. de


18th Century, Mid
1725 - 1775

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Coronet and horse's leg, as well as an X and crown.
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: NAV.105-1933
Primary reference Number: 125308
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 January 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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