DescriptionA Pair of Gorham Partial Gilt Coin Silver Figural Open Salts, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1860
Marks: (lion-anchor-G), 240
2-1/4 x 4-1/2 x 2 inches (5.7 x 11.4 x 5.1 cm)
5.19 troy ounces
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. HAROLD EKLUND, DES MOINES, IOWA
The pair of ovular open salts with gilt interiors, each with flanking dove and olive branch-form handles joined by a die-rolled border, cinched waist, raised on a ovular foot.
Dents to the interior of one salt, expected rubbing to the gilt interiors, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age.
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