DescriptionA Pair of Gorham Bird's Nest Pattern Partial Gilt Silver Open Salts with Spoons, Providence, Rhode Island, designed 1865
Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, PAT. 70
1-1/2 inches high x 2 inches diameter (3.8 x 5.1 cm)
4.83 troy ounces
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. HAROLD EKLUND, DES MOINES, IOWA
The pair of open salt with gilt interior with matching salt spoons, in a fitted leather case, with a blue satin and velvet interior. Originally retailed at Cha's Petersen Jeweler & Watchmaker, Honesdale, Pennsylvania.
Slightly loose hardware to the bases of the open salt, expected rubbing of the gilt interiors, light nicking to the edges of the spoons, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age. Heavy wear to the interior of the case, underside retains original retailer lable.
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