Very rare and collectible antique English Sterling Silver Salt basket with cobalt glass liner. Created by the well known silversmiths of Frances Purton & Thomas Johnson. Sterling items made by these silversmiths may be seen in museums, such as the Harvard Art Museum. Frances Purton & Thomas Johnson. Tall 2 & 3/8″ Length 3 & 5/8″. Excellent for its age. Two very tiny chips on rim of cobalt line that you can barely see. I do my best to describe items as I see them and they are all carefully inspected. The pictures do not always reflect the true beauty or condition of the piece, so I will be happy to provide further information on each article for sale. Our goal is to provide excellent customer service and your complete satisfaction. The item “Rare Frances Purton & Thomas Johnson 1793 Sterling Silver Salt Cellar Cobalt Lnr” is in sale since Monday, July 31, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Salt Cellars”. The seller is “rickjill2010″ and is located in Matthews, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Age: 1793
- Composition: Sterling Silver and Cobalt
- Maker: Frances Purton & Thomas Johnson
- Brand: English Sterling