4 Antique 1799 English Sterling Silver & Original Cut Glass Salt Cellars. Presented is an antique set of English sterling silver and cut glass salt cellars made by John Emes of London in 1799. This is a very finely made set in a fancy form. The thick glass inserts are original to the sterling silver holders. The cellars are raised on 4 bun feet and the glass liners are cut with design. Each holder is marked with the crowned leopard’s head for London, a duty mark of the king’s head, a date letter D for the year 1799, a lion passant for sterling silver and a maker’s mark for John Emes. This set is in excellent condition for its age. One of the glass liners has a chip to its rim but there are no other damages and no repairs. Each cellar measures 3 1/8 by 4 1/4 inches and is 3 1/2 inches tall. Weight of just the sterling portions: 448 grams. Powered by SixBit’s eCommerce Solution. The item “4 Antique 1799 English Sterling Silver & Original Cut Glass Salt Cellars” is in sale since Monday, April 1, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Salt Cellars”. The seller is “robertcharlessilver” and is located in Essex, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Composition: Sterling Silver/Glass
- Age: Pre-1800
- Maker: John Emes
- Year Made: 1799