A Rare Victorian Cased Set of 6 Hallmarked Sterling Silvergilt Table Salts and Spoons by the Quality Silversmith George Fox. The Salts have a diameter of 3″ with a height of 2″. The Spoons have a length of 4″ with the bowls 1″ in length. The Salts have a substantial combined weight of 32.8 oz or 930 grams with the liners and a weight of 14.3 oz or 404 grams without the liners. The Salt Spoons have a combined weight of 2.2 oz or 62 grams. Total Weight including the Case being 86.4 oz or 2,450 grams. The Table Salts stand on 3 Eagle Claw and Ball feet with an Excellent circular shape to the body which is Beautifully pierced round the full circumference with a raised gadrooned upper rim and having a full gold gilt finish with the original frosted glass liners having quality star cut bases with these having slight flea bites but only to the outside and hard to see when fitted in the salt (see photo’s). The Stunning salt spoons have a shell shaped bowl with a rod stem and twisted whip terminal and again with a full gold gilt finish 3 of the spoons are original to the set with the 3 replacement spoons being an exact copy impossible to tell apart but for the hallmarks which are for Birmingham by D Bros in 1935 (see photo’s). Each Salt bears an Excellent Armorial Crest. The Stunning Shagreen Covered fitted case is 13 1/4″ in length 10 3/4″ in width with a height of 3 3/4 having an Octagonal design with the interior having fixed rests for the salts with a central 2 layer compartment for the spoons with the lid bearing an applied gilt Cipher and Coronet (see photo’s) with slight age related wear to the outside. The Table Salts are Excellent condition (see photo’s). The Hallmarks to the Salts are. Lion Passant – Sterling Mark. Town Mark – Leopards Head – London. Makers Mark – G. Date Letter – g – 1862. Duty Mark – Queen Victoria. A Rare Victorian Cased Set of 6 Hallmarked Sterling Silvergilt Table Salts and Spoons Guaranteed to please. If yo u have any questions please contact me. The item “RARE VICTORIAN SET of 6 HM STERLING SILVERGILT TABLE SALTS 1862″ is in sale since Thursday, July 20, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Salt & Pepper Cellars/Shakers”. The seller is “samsamboy2015″ and is located in Penrith. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Maker: George Fox
- Age: 1850-1899
- Product: Table Salts
- Composition: Solid Silver
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