Examples from the Web for saltcellar
The user was expected to sprinkle the liquid over the fire just as salt is sprinkled from a saltcellar over meat.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
There is a saltcellar of state, so called, and there may be a castor of state.Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
Set the saltcellar on your lords right, and trenchers on the left of it.Early English Meals and Manners|Various
Saltcellar, sawlt′sel-ar, n. a small table vessel for holding salt.