A set of four Scottish Georgian silver salts with shell feet and engraved unicorn crest and four salt spoons
Lot 1050
Two pairs of similar parcel gilt sterling silver rectangular salts
Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property of various owners
Two pairs of George III similar parcel gilt sterling silver rectangular salts
various makers, early 19th century
Including a Scottish pair struck with maker's mark WP, Edinburgh, 1814 and a pair by Simon Harris, London, 1809, each with gilt interior, the shaped rim applied with gadrooned rim, the bombe body engraved with a crest, on four cast shell-form feet, together with a set of 4 George III parcel gilt fiddle thread salt spoons by William Eley, London, 1810, each engraved with a script monogram "KE" (?), total weight approximately 10 oz troy (8).
salt height 1 1/2in (3.8cm); length 3 3/8in 8.6cm); width 3in (7.7cm)
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