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Antique George III Sterling Silver Salts 1788 (1 of 12)
AC Silver
Flag of United KingdomTyne and Wear, UK
Andrew Campbell, founder and owner of AC Silver, has been dealing in antique silver and antique jewellery since 1977. In addition to a premier retail premises in Newcastle, north-east England, Andrew has developed an internationally recognised online store, serving both new and return customers nationally and worldwide. Andrew personally sources a wide range of items, including antique jewellery, antique diamond rings and antique gemstone rings. Andrew has also developed a fine and comprehensive inventory of antique silverware, AC Silver is a respected and trusted specialist in its field.
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Antique George III Sterling Silver Salts 1788

REF: A9053 / LA459820
£1,865
€2,179
$2,346
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Description
Exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Georgian English sterling silver salts; an addition to our silver cruet and condiment collection. These exceptional antique George III sterling silver salts have been realistically modelled in the form of a basket. The surface these Georgian silver salts are each embellished with chased decoration replicating the details of the woven wicker basket. The upper and lower rim of each basket is encompassed with an applied rope twist decorated border. The body of each salt features a dividing partition ornamented with a contemporary bright cut engraved coronet to one side and an interlacing scrolling design to the other; this divider, in addition to the double skinned body, indicates the high quality of the piece. Each salt is fitted with an impressive twisted silver handle, reflecting the ornamentation to the rim of the body. These antique silver salts have a gilded interior. Dimensions Length 9.3cm/3.7" Width 7.1cm/2.8" Height 6.9cm/2.7" Total weight 10.7 troy ounces/334g Maker: Benjamin Laver Date: 1788 Origin: London, England
measurements
Height:
6.9 cm
Width:
7.1 cm
Length:
9.3 cm
Total Weight:- 10.7 troy ounces/334g
declaration
AC Silver has clarified that the Antique George III Sterling Silver Salts 1788 (LA459820) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1788
condition
These antique Georgian silver salts are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent condition in keeping with age. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of each salt are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of Georgian silverware.
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location
This Antique George III Sterling Silver Salts 1788 is located in Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom