Renaissance ceramic salt cellars to grace the king’s table or at least that of a Prince of the Blood. French from the workshops of Saint-Porchaire, ca. 1520 to 1550.

Salt Cellar, mid-16th century.
Salt Cellar, mid-16th century. Lead-glazed earthenware. © 2019 The Yale University Art Gallery. Private Collection. Fair use license. via https://artgallery.yale.edu/calendar/events/exhibition-le-gout-du-prince-art-and-prestige-sixteenth-century-france
Salt Cellar, mid-16th century.
Salt Cellar, mid-16th century. Lead-glazed earthenware. Collection of the Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris. Image © Culturespaces. Fair use license. via https://www.musee-jacquemart-andre.com/en/oeuvres/salt-cellar-earthenware-saint-porchaire
Salt Cellar, mid-16th century.
Salt Cellar, mid-16th century. The seated female figure perhaps depicting Aphrodite. Lead-glazed earthenware. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/194245
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