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Salts (England), 1717–18

This is a Salts. It was designed by James Rood(e). It is dated 1717–18 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. and William M. Cahn, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. in memory of Rosalie S. and William M. Cahn.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3.6 x 8.1 x 6.4 cm (1 7/16 x 3 3/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Each engraved on underside of well with Roman initials: "WB".

Cite this object as

Salts (England), 1717–18; Designed by James Rood(e) (active 1710–18); silver; H x W x D: 3.6 x 8.1 x 6.4 cm (1 7/16 x 3 3/16 x 2 1/2 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. in memory of Rosalie S. and William M. Cahn; 1981-49-21-a/d

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