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Salt: NAV.71-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Pewter salt, with an inverted trumpet bell and stepped reeded foot. Engraved arms, three owls and a chevron.

There are doubts about the authenticity of this item.

Legal notes

A.F. de Navarro Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Birmingham ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Navarro, Mary Anderson de, Madame Navarro, J. M. de


18th Century, Mid
1725 - 1775

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Crowned 'X', 'London'. Out of a coronet comes a horses leg
  • Location: Under base
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: NAV.71-1933
Primary reference Number: 125270
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 January 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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