These beautiful hand-made salt and pepper shakers are wonderfully crafted. The Japanese transformed traditional items into miniature sterling silver / 950 works of art. The salt and pepper shakers of this type were made between the 1920s into the 1950s. Items just marked silver are older items; in. Silver was held to a 950 out of 1000 pure silver only later when exporting did they need to include the sterling stamp. They are already highly collectable and bring strong prices. Because of the time and skill that went into making these items, they will never be made again. The salt and pepper are in mint condition. They weight 60.2 grms and measure 2 5/8 x 2. The item “1920-1940s Japanese 950 sterling Silver salt & pepper Shakers Torri Gates Japan” is in sale since Wednesday, April 11, 2012. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Salt & Pepper Shakers”. The seller is “hiddenjewel” and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Composition: 950 silver
- Type: Salt & Pepper Shakers
- Age: 1900-1940
Posted in: 1920-1940s | Tags: 1920-1940s, gates, japan, japanese, pepper, salt, shakers, silver, sterling, torri