DescriptionA PAIR OF STARR & MARCUS SILVER OPEN SALTS IN ORIGINAL CASE
Maker unknown, circa 1865-1877
Marks: STARR & MARCUS, NEW YORK, 451, ENGLISH STERLING
1-7/8 inches high x 2-1/4 inches diameter (4.8 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm)
5.38 troy ounces
From The Lauren Stanley Silver Collection
The cylindrical open salts with low relief band of putti alternating with shields and centered with a Medusa mask, banded bordered with beaded rim, set on banded foot, gilt interior, with original satin-lined fitted case.
Some wear to gilt interiors, both rims with minor dents, one slightly out of round, general wear commensurate with age; box with expected exterior wear, stained lining.
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