Antique Abolitionist American Coin Silver Salt Cellar Rev. Rendered in fine American Coin silver, this ornate repousse cellar is engraved as follows: Rev H. Ludlow, Pokeepsie Sept, 10th, 1858. Throughout his career, Ludlow served at Spring Street Presbyterian Church in New York City and then the First Congregational Church of Oswego. While in NYC, his home and church were attacked by an anti-abolitionist mob as they thought he had officiated a mixed race marriage. True or not, Ludlow was an abolitionist and was active in the Underground Railroad. Dimensions: It is 2 5/8 tall. The top and base diameter is 2 1/2″ and 2″ respectively. Weight: 1.49 troy ounces. Condition: In overall very good condition consistent with age and use. There are some surface scratches and scattered dings. Please examine the images for the best indication of condition. Though unmarked, we guarantee the cellar to be coin silver. AAFA is an acronym for Antique Americana Folk Art. The use of this searchable keyword indicates that we guarantee the authenticity and originality of the fine American antiques, folk art, and primitives offered in our auctions. This beautiful cellar with an interesting provenance will make a fine addition to your collection. At Nine Caroline Antiques, we love beautiful and interesting things. We explore estates to find wonderful objects, fine and costume jewelry, memorabilia, and rare collectibles to share with others who appreciate really unusual and amazing finds. In some cases, an adult signature may be required. We do not devalue items in the event of damage or loss, for the protection of our international customers as well as ourselves. We guarantee each item we sell for authenticity and condition as represented in our descriptions and pictures. Please Send a Message. Add my Shop to your Favorites and receive my newsletters about new items and special promotions! Powered by SixBit’s eCommerce Solution. The item “Antique Abolitionist American Coin Silver Salt Cellar Rev. H. G. Ludlow 1858 AAFA” is in sale since Wednesday, July 8, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Coin Silver (.900)”. The seller is “ninecaroline” and is located in Saratoga Springs, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.