This Victorian silver salt cellar has two cobalt blue salt bowls, 2 sterling silver salt spoons, a stand with a handle for passing around the table – all on cherubs who look like they are running and holding up the stand. It is fun, unusual, rare and would be a great addition to a collection or even better, as a way to pass the salt and initiate great conversation at a dinner party. No need to find and order spoons – they are included! The custom of using salt cellars goes back to medieval times when salt was a precious commodity and used by nobility. Silver was used to prevent corrosion from the salt. This salt cellar has exquisite detail and ornamentation as seen in the photos. It is in pristine condition. Has been cleaned and polished, will be carefully packed. The item “Victorian silver salt cellar cherubs/ cobalt blue bowls/sterling silver spoons” is in sale since Tuesday, February 21, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Salt Cellars”. The seller is “nancmcmille0″ and is located in Franklin, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Composition: Sterling Silver