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Sterling Silver Open Salt Cellars, London,1805 by John Emes

England 1805

A matched set of 4 English Sterling open master salt cellars with gold washed bowls. Three of these were made by John Emes of London in 1805. One appears to be a duplicate made later in the century (marks rubbed).

The oval gold washed bowls have molded rims of C scrolls, leaves and pectin shells. Just below the rim on the outer body is a band of anthemions with a single engraved winged mythological creature heraldic device below. The bodies sit on lion paw feet with leafage on the knees. 31.8 troy oz.

Price

$1600

Condition

Very good + condition. Normal signs of age

Measurements

4 1/4" L X 3 3/8" D X 2" H

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