Description

    A Pair of Gorham Partial Gilt Silver Egg-Form Open Salts with a Bird's Nest Pattern Salt Spoon, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1869
    Marks: (lion-anchor-G), STERLING, B, 925
    1 inch high x 1-1/2 inches diameter (2.5 x 3.8 cm) (open salt)
    1.27 troy ounces

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. HAROLD EKLUND, DES MOINES, IOWA

    The pair of cracked egg-form open salts with gilt interiors, each raised on a shaped foot with wheat decoration and monogrammed AFJ, with a Birds Nest salt spoon.


    Condition Report*:

    Minor dent to the interior of one of the open salt, expected rubbing to the gilt interiors, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age and indicative of light use.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    12th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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