Superb and rare pair of Georgian sterling silver and hand painted glass salt cellars, fully hallmarked for London 1802. This is a rare pair of silver salt cellars made in the reign of King George III by Thomas Wallis in London 1802. The salts are shaped oval with curved sides and have their original glass liners. The bottom of the liners both have stunning reverse hand painted pictures to their bottoms with scenes of ships on the sea with buildings to the background. C The salts come with a pair of silver shovel spoons with bird crests to the finial.
The salts are 3-1/2 inches / 89 mm wide and 3 inches / 76 mm deep. They stand 2 inches / 50 mm tall. The spoons are 3/4 inches / 19 mm wide and 3-7/8 inches / 98 mm long. The salts have clear and matching hallmarks - lion passant, London mark, duty mark, letter G for 1802 and maker's mark TW for Thomas Wallis.The spoons have clear and matching hallmarks - lion passant, London mark, duty mark, letter U for 1795 and maker's mark GG for George Gray. The salts and spoons are in excellent condition with no dents, damage or repair.
This is a rare and highly unusual set of Georgian salts. The item "Rare Pair Georgian Sterling Silver Salts Hand Painted Glass Ships London 1802" is in sale since Wednesday, August 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Salt & Pepper Cellars/Shakers".The seller is "silverhoarder" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.