Artist Thomas Phipps, English
Artist Edward Robinson II, English
  • Footed Salt Cellar
Date 1715 or 1716
Medium silver, gilt, and tortoiseshell
Dimensions Overall: 3 1/8 × 2 5/8 × 2 inches (7.9 × 6.7 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Jacob Douglas Houghton
Accession Number 53.342
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks Marked, engraved with script initals: HPH [for Sir Henry Philip Hoghton, 7th Baronet De Hoghton of Hoghton Tower, County Landcaster, who died in 1835 and the crest of a bull for the De Hoghton family of Lancashire]
Marked, makers and date marks.
Sir Henry Philip Houghton [died 1935], 7th Baronet De Houghton of Houghton Tower, County Landcaster;
Fisher M. Rice, Esq.;
Jacob Houghton [1777-1861] (Fredoma, New York, USA);
Douglass Houghton [1809-1845] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Jacob Houghton [Superintendent at detroit Water works from 1853 to 1861] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Jacob Douglass Houghton;
1953-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)