Elegant and antique French Napoleon III era, sterling silver pair of Open Salt Cellars with Baccarat Crystal liners. ” M FRAY” – MARTIAL FRAY (rue de 22 Pastourelle, Paris) and a star in a Lozenge / une etóile dans un losange. Marked with Minerva Head (tête de Minerve). The French assay mark for sterling silver is the head of the goddess Minerva. In fact, the French standard for sterling silver is higher than that of other nations, requiring a silver content of 950 parts per thousand. Date: 1849 – Circa 1861. Tall 3 5/8 9,3 cms. 2 3/4″ x 2 3/4″ 7 x 7 cms. Crystal liner top approx. 2 3/8″ x 2 3/8″ 6 x 6 cms. Condition: In VERY GOOD condition for its age and use. One salt cellar is in MINT condition without chips, cracks or any damage. Other, has some chips on the external border, marked in pictures with blue color. This don´t detract the beauty of this adorable set. We add several pictures in great details. These UNIQUE treasures, over 150 Years Old, would be a wonderful addition to your collection or to your Table Service. We took detailed pictures, please observe them attentively. I use professional packing to deliver this item. We pack to very high standards, using international wrapping materials, plenty bubble bag, polystyrene popcorn and secure special hard boxes so that they will arrive safe & sound. & Canada: usd 38. To Europe & JAPAN: usd 44. To Australia: usd 47. Other countries, please ask. Sellers are not responsible for service transit time. Transit times are provided by the carrier, exclude weekends and holidays, and may vary with package origin and destination, particularly during peak periods. The item “Divine Pair French STERLING SILVER Open Salt Cellars” is in sale since Saturday, November 21, 2009. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Salt Cellars”. The seller is “reedcruzdelsur” and is located in Montevideo. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Composition: Sterling Silver
- Maker: MARTIAL FRAY Silversmith
- Type: Salt Cellars
- Age: 1850-1899