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Elizabeth I Bell Salt

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maker's mark of Nicholas Ridyard, Elizabeth I Bell Salt, 1591-1592, silver (sterling standard) and gilt, Bequest of Henry Failing Cabell, public domain, 72.71A-C

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Title

Elizabeth I Bell Salt

Artist

Nicholas Ridyard (English, active 1590-1620)

Date

1591-1592

Period

Late Renaissance (mid-late 16th century)

Medium

silver (sterling standard) and gilt

Dimensions (H x W x D)

23 5/16 in x 5 1/4 in diam.

Inscriptions & Markings

signature/maker's mark: maker's mark: NR conjoined

Collection Area

Western Decorative Art

Category

Silver

Object Type

great salt

Culture

English

Credit Line

Bequest of Henry Failing Cabell

Accession Number

72.71A-C

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Gifts from the Failing Family

gilding

saltshakers

silver

Location

Belluschi Building

Hirsch Wing

2nd Floor

Anne K. Millis Galleries

Description

Hallmarks: London, 1591-1592

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