Salt Cellars in Museums

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Here are some open salts found in museums worldwide that are pictured online. Probably the most famous saltcellar is that of Benvenuto Cellini made about 1540.
Cellini Salt Cellar
It was stolen from the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna in Austria. On May 11, 2003. Valued at 58 million dollars, it was recovered unharmed on January 21, 2006 when the suspected thief led the Austrian police to its hiding place. Click HERE to read the article on the theft.

Below are some links that will take you directly to individual item pages of various museums worldwide. Numbers after a museum name are all separate pages. In some cases, you may click on the salt images for a larger image. Since these are links to outside web sites, you will need to use your own browser "back" button to return to this page.

Star   British Museum   Star

Star   Brooklyn Museum 1  2  3   Star

Star   Corning Museum of Glass   Star

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Pictures of open salts taken at museums.

Star   Tiffin Museum - September 2007   Star

Star   Fostoria OH Museum - September 2007   Star

Star   Toledo Glass Pavillion - June 2007   Star

Star   Sandwich Glass Museum - June 2005   Star

Star   Bennington Museum - November 2004   Star

Star   Corning Museum of Glass - October 2002   Star

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