Standing saltOn display
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Standing salt and cover, agate, with silver-gilt mounts. The finial, on a sphere, supported by three grotesque monsters, represents Hercules.
Material and technique
Dimensions22 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
Wilson, Timothy, Winterbottom, Matthew, Treasures of the Goldsmith's Art: The Michael Wellby Bequest to the Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum University of Oxford, 2015)