Antique French Sterling Silver Salt Cellar, Angels. Garlands of Roses and Fruits, Blue Cobalt Liner. His exquisite sterling silver salt cellar is beautifully designed in a cutwork pattern of angels with a cartouche in the shape of a shield and garlands of fruits and roses attached to the top edge by single flowers. The upper border is designed with beads and the lower border with braiding. The feet are in the shape of rams feet with acanthus leaves above. The glass liner is in a beautiful cobalt blue color. The salt cellar bears the French. Hallmark, indicating the highest quality of French sterling silver (950/1000), used in Paris since 1838. Is the guarantee that the sterling is at least 95% silver. It also bears the makers mark consisting of the letters. Above a star flanked by Greek crosses, the mark of. Frères, master silversmiths in Paris between 1868 and 1888. This salt cellar is in excellent condition with the exception of slight marks of corrosion from salt due to age and normal use. Please refer to the detailed photos on this page. This salt cellar will be a prestigious addition to your table setting or your collection. Weight of the cellar: 1.62 ounces 46 gr. Total weight with liner: 3.67 ounces 104 gr. These charges are the buyers responsibility. We try to describe all items as fully as possible, but it is impossible to describe every aspect of an object. We give the history of an object to the best of our abilities, but we may make mistakes. Please look at our photos. And see more beautiful examples of French silver. The item “Antique French Sterling Silver Salt Cellar, Angels, Garlands Roses Fruits, Blue” is in sale since Sunday, November 20, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Salt Cellars”. The seller is “jerrymartel” and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Composition: Sterling Silver
- Origin: France
- Age: 1868-1888
- Dimensions: 2 ¾ x 2 x 1 7/8 inches (7 x 5 x 4.70 cm)
- Maker: Paillard Frères
- Weight of the cellar: 1.62 ounces (46 gr.)
- Total weight with liner: 3.67 ounces (104 gr.)