A pair of early silver standing salt cellars of circular, waisted form, the upper and lower body decorated with floral repousse decoration and crimped rims atop three ball feet. Gilt washed bowls. Weighted with cement. Lower edges marked with four hallmarks, rubbed, but one appears to be an early type of date letter and another an anchor. 4-1/4"H. European, possibly Dutch, 17th century. Together with a pair of salt cellars of similar form and size ( bowls not gilded), unmarked, possibly later, and four unmarked salt spoons with downturned handles and oval, gilt-washed bowls. Spoons 3"L. Condition: Wear with some loss of definition to pattern (some flower centers on older cellars have worn down to the cement). Scattered small dents and scratches. One older salt with repair at one foot.
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