The Eddystone Lighthouse Standing Salt by Unknown Artist

Standing Salt marked 'Rowe', Plyn' and Britan' (Rowe of Pymouth) for family use, as table ornament, salt cellar or spice boxan exact model of the Eddystone lighthouse prior to 1699.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £1,500)
Acquired in:
1948
Vendor:
How of Edinburgh

Provenance

Morgan family, Tredegar Park, Monmouth; by descent;Mrs Caye; Colonel Rous; by descent to Colonel FWG Gore, Tetbury; his heirs.

Venue details

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery Drake Circus, PLYMOUTH Devon PL4 8AJ 01752 304774 www.plymhearts.org

Entry details

Free to all

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