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Sterling Holloware: Open Salts (3)


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BU415

Set of 6 Rococo 950 silver open salts. Made by Boin-Taburet in Paris, ca 1890. Each: Oval gilt-washed bowl on 4 splayed volute-scroll supports. Ends also volute-scrolled with scallop shell mounts. Sides have foliate aprons. Sumptuous and sculptural with great heft. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and Minerva head. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 3 x D 2 1/4 in. Total weight: 26.5 troy ounces. #BU415

Sale Price: $2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
BR754

Set of 4 English Georgian sterling silver open salts, 1721-1732. Each: Oval well in spread rectilinear body with chamfered corners. An early version of the perennially popular form. Fully marked including London assay stamp, date letters for 1721, 1724, and 1732, and maker’s stamps. Good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 1 1/4 x W 3 x D 2 1/4 in. Total weight: 5 troy ounces. #BR754

Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
BR749

Pair of Japonesque sterling silver open salts. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with open rectangular bracket handles and straight foot. Engraved overlapping seals decorated with modish motifs, including fan, bug, vase, and bamboo. Foot decorated with acid-etched spirals and lunette-form flower heads, and pierced leaves. Union Square mark (1870-5) with pre-1875 pattern no. 3007 and order no. 901. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 4 5/8 x D 3 3/8 in. Total... Click for details

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