The Vyvyan Salt by Unknown Artist

A square tower supported on four lions and surmounted by a domed cover carrying a figure of Justice.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt with painted glass
Dimensions:
41 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £3,500)
Acquired in:
1925

It has panel of verre eglomise (glass decorated with gold and silver leaf and colour). The silver is embossed with masks and fruit.

Provenance

Vyvyans of Trelowarren, Cornwall

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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