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Salt and Spoon

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS Salt: 2 x 3 x 1 3/4 in. (5.1 x 7.6 x 4.4 cm) Spoon: 1/4 x 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. (0.6 x 1.9 x 8.6 cm)
MARKINGS Salt: Co. logo printed in brown with words' Belleek' and 'Willets'; unidentified hand-made mark in brown.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.152.72a-b
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Estate of Harold S. Keller
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Salt (a) and spoon (b), ivory-bodied porcelain with Belleek body, the salt formed as a swan, its long neck bent, head down with bill touching breast, its finely delineated wings forming the ruffled rim; the spoon formed as a shovel with forked handle. Condition: Very Good
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