1809 Set of four impressive French Empire Napoleonic silver salts with their original blue liners. In glorious empirical style of a silver three legged stand having Egyptian headed terminals on lion paw feet. The four silver stands are in excellent order with originating hallmarks from France bearing hallmarks used from 19th June 1798 to 1st September 1809. Together with the british import marks of their entry into Great Britain in 1928. Each of the blue liners have recessed ground pontils. Weight: each salt weighs approx 185 grams. The blue glass liners weigh between 81 & 89 grams. Total silver content is 412 grams. French Hallmarks: are 950/1000 silver content cockerel one silver mark together with the Paris 85 guarantee mark together with a makers mark which I cannot at present identify. British import marks are Assay office: London import mark. Date letter when imported into Britain : N being 1928. The importer GS being George Stockwell & Co. In good order all silver in fine order three of the blue liners perfect. One liner with a chip to the underside edge. Please see the photos which form part of the description. This is a very nice unusual item. Any advice or comments from collectors will be gratefully received. Everything else you need to know. Where an item is an antique or vintage please expect the item to have minor marks & scratches commensurate with age, unless stated as perfect. The photos being detailed form a major part of thedescription what you see is exactly what you get. Time & great care istaken to provide these for your inspection so that the item is seen from allangles & in appropriate cases under an eyeglass. The item “1809 Set of four French Empire Napoleonic silver salts with blue liners” is in sale since Friday, December 20, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Salt & Pepper Cellars/Shakers”. The seller is “ukcocochanel” and is located in Swansea. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Product: salt dish
- Age: 1800-1849
- Composition: Solid Silver
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