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Item Details

Temp #2
DepartmentSilver
Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00
Last UpdatedJuly 5, 2019

Description

EIGHT ROCOCO-STYLE CHINESE EXPORT OR BRITISH COLONIAL SILVER OPEN SALTS AND PEPPER SHAKERS 19th Century
Pseudo British marks. The pierced salt bowls supported by putti, on conforming pierced feet. Height 5.25. Pear-form shakers with floral finials and weighted feet. Height 6.5"."

Condition

Salts have seven clear glass liners (not original). Most salts with spots of black silver rot on interior of bowls. Two of the salts have putti holding quivers instead of an extended arm. One has a bow, the other does not. Most shakers with shallow dents along foot rims. Not every cover fits every shaker. The total weight is approx. 102.8 troy oz.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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