THE HOBBIT SALT: A rare 19th century silver gilt salt
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: circa 1860
WEIGHT: 9.67 troy ounces (10.61 ounces or 300.70 grams)
STOCK CODE: H1013011128
an unusual Continental silver gilt "Historismus" triangular salt in Renaissance revival style profusely chased and decorated throughout with cherubs, masks, animals, fruit and foliage. With central well within bead edge border. Resting on three feet modelled as stooping bearded dwarfs. A cast silver gilt salt spoon with dwarf terminal en suite.
Hallmarks in well.
Width approx: 120mm / 5"
Height approx: 70mm / 2 3/4"
Heraldic Silver Ltd
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