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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Dish, Salt


Accession number: 77.14.5
Category: Serving vessel
Object subtype: Trinket
Date: before 1977
Materials: Glass
Measurements: 3 cm H x 3.5 cm Diameterdiameter at mouth 6 cm
Narrative: Possibly brought from England; previously owned by Mrs William Lang Black, Halifax, NS., grandmother of donor. Use is unknown but could be an accessory on a dresser, a pin dish or a salt dish.
Description:

Small round bowl with an incised star design in outside bottom; six sides lead from bottom to three-quarters the height; a line of silver is applied in a scalloping manner around tops of sides; at the edge of each side is a silver leaf; between them a design leading to silver rim around mouth.