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BH331

Set of 4 Neoclassical sterling silver open salts. Made in London in 1802. Each: Oval bowl on raised oval foot. Reeded rims and chased and repousse flowers and scrolls. Scrolled frame (vacant). Interior lightly gilt. Fully marked (maker’s initials indistinct). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x 3 7/8 x D 2 3/8 in. Total weight: 8.2 troy ounces. #BH331

Sale Price: $420.00
Listed Price $600.00
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: $1,365.00
Listed Price $1,950.00
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
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
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: $420.00
Listed Price $600.00
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