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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

Set of 4 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: 3.3 troy ounces. #BP681

Sale Price: $1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
BN195

Pair of rare and wonderful coin silver open salts. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1860. Each: Ovoid bowl with 4 scallops and raised circular foot mounted to stepped quatrefoil base. On base are two cast fox figures, seated on haunches with tails encircling foot. They peer out with forepaws tentatively resting on edge. A touching depiction of animal alertness. Hallmarked as well as retailer’s initials S&M. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 3 5/8 x D 2 1/2 in. Total weight: 9.4 troy... Click for details

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BP410

Set of four 800 silver swan-form open salts with glass liners, ca 1900. Each bird has big downy wings and slender neck terminating in pointed bill. Liner is clear glass with fluting and scalloping. German hallmark. Very good definition and deep patina. Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 2 3/4 x D 1 3/8 in. Total weight (silver only): 6.3 troy ounces.

With: Set of 4 American sterling silver salt spoons. Each: Round bowl and bird’s head terminal. Hallmarked “Sterling”. Good condition. Length: 2... Click for details

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BP379

Set of 8 open salts and 6 spoons in sterling silver and enamel. Made by Egon Lauridsen in Copenhagen, ca 1960.

Each bowl: shallow and truncated cone on spread foot. Interior has colored enamel with star in well. Colors: 4 blue, 2 green, and 2 yellow.

Each spoon: tapering shaft with fluted enamel and coronet-style capital. Colors: 3 blue, 1 green, and 1 yellow.

A colorful set that harks back to a colorful era, when everything was permitted, including salting food.

Hallmarked. ... Click for details

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
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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