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BG660

Four pairs of sterling silver open salts and pepper shakers. Made by Tuttle in Boston, 1929-30. Each salt: Bellied bowl with gadrooned rim and 3 dolphin supports. Each pepper: Baluster with pierced domed cover, gadrooning, and 3 dolphin supports and finial. Hallmarks include no. 55. Three have partial date codes for the first and second years of Herbert Hoover’s presidency. Very good condition and patina.

Dimensions: Salt: H 1 3/4 x W 3 3/8 x D 3 in. Pepper: 5 3/8 x W 2 3/8 x D 2 1/4 in.... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
BP442

Pair of sterling silver open salts. Retailed by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Bellied porringer with open tree handle. The traditional form in small scale. Hallmark includes no. 384. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 3 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 3.8 troy ounces. #BP442

Sale Price: $175.00
Listed Price $250.00
BN435

Set of 4 Classical sterling silver open salts. Each: A barrel with staves and hoops is supported by cast figure of Bacchus. A fetching youth with wide crouching stance and grapevine-encircled pelvis thrust against barrel. Stylish and provocative from the 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Hallmarked “English Sterling”, which was a phrase used on the wares of New York retailer Ball, Black & Co., who was active ca 1851-76. Hallmark includes no. 435. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 4 7/8... Click for details

Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
BG792

Pair of George V sterling silver open salts. Made by Walker & Hall in Birmingham in 1922. Each: Oval body with reeded rims and 4 trefoil paw supports. Detachable cobalt glass liner. Hallmarked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 2 1/2 x D 1 5/8 in. Total weight (silver only): 2.5 troy ounces. #BG792

Sale Price: $227.50
Listed Price $325.00
BO771

Set of 4 Edwardian sterling silver open salts. Made by Watrous (a division of International) in Wallingford, Conn., ca 1910. Oval bowl has straight sides with pierced keyhole motif. With cobalt glass liner. Hallmark includes no. 50. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 2 3/8 x D 1 5/8 in. Total weight (silver only): 1.3 troy ounces. #BO771

Sale Price: $175.00
Listed Price $250.00
AS925

Pair of Classical sterling silver open salts. Made by William Gale in New York in 1862. Each: Conical bowl has raised leaf-and-dart rim and repousse fluting on underside as well as side handles with flowers and split mounts. Circular foot with raised fluting. Fashionable midcentury design. Hallmark includes year. Very good condition with nice period patina.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 4 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Total weight: 6 troy ounces. #AS925

Sale Price: $346.50
Listed Price $495.00
BP681

Pair of sterling silver and enamel open salts and spoons in Acorn pattern. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. Each salt: Bowl with curved sides, cobalt enameled interior, and stylized acorn handle. Each spoon: Fluted stem, oval bowl, and stylized acorn terminal. Postwar hallmarks. Salts also have Johan Rohde designer’s mark and no. 62. Very good condition with intact enamel.

Dimensions: Salt: 1/2 x W 2 3/8 x D 1 5/8 in. Spoon: L 2 3/8 in. Total gross weight: 1.6 troy ounces. #BP681

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BP411

Set of 4 sterling silver open salts. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1924. Each: Curved bowl with molded rim and stepped foot. Spare modern design for the 1920s dinner table. Hallmark includes pattern no. 20433 (first produced in 1924) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x D 2 1/8 in. Total weight: 6.4 troy ounces. #BP411

Sale Price: $276.50
Listed Price $395.00
BO361

Pair of antique sterling silver open salts in form of baby chicks. Each: round body with downy feathers and small upturned beak. Hollow with open back. Adorable. Indistinct hallmark.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 3 1/8 x D 2 in. Total weight: 3.1 troy ounces. BO361

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BF744

A set of four antique English gilded sterling silver open salt cellars on feet. This set is decorates with a floral repose border and the feet are formed from figural mythological nudes with wings. Each cellar is finished with a finely beaded trim, made in London, England. Dated 1873, fully hallmarked, lovely finish, excellent condition. The cellars stand 1 1/2" in height and measure 2 1/2" in diameter. 6.8 troy ounces total.

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
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