- Art Funded
- Height: 9.5 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £15,000 (Total: £38,809; Tax remission)
- Private vendor
This type of salt would have been a common type of plate in the late 16th or early 17th century but their plainness meant that they did not tend to be valued and few have survived. The salt is marked with the sponsor's mark IN in monogram.
J Dunn-Gardner; Christie's, 1902; Sir Ernest Cassel; then by descent.
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The museum is now closed to undergo a major, transformational development project. It will reopen in spring 2020.
Throughout closure, the Geffrye's restored almshouse will remain open for tours and a full programme of events will be run in the front gardens.