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Sallieres et Tabatières [Salt Dishes and Snuff Boxes], plate 69 in Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier

Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier1740

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Three projects for salt cellars and two snuffboxes. Two open salt cellars: on left with swirling base, on right with a scalloped base. Center covered salt cellar on legs. Two snuff boxes decorated with acanthus leaves, flowers and branches.

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  • Title: Sallieres et Tabatières [Salt Dishes and Snuff Boxes], plate 69 in Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier
  • Creator: Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier
  • Date Created: 1740
  • Provenance: Jean Léon Decloux (Decloux 173)
  • Paper Support: Off-white laid paper
  • Inscribed: Inscribed on plate, upper left: I; upper right: 59; lower left: J.A. Meissonnier, inv.; lower center: Sallieres et Tabatieres; lower right: Huquier Sculp. et ex. rue St. Jacques C.P.R.
  • Dimensions: Platemark: 19.3 x 24 cm (7 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Etching on off-white laid paper

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