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19th Century PARI of SALT CELLARS with matching Spoons, Circa 1880 Paris France

2 Salières, Salts or Salt Cellars by 'Devouge et Duponte, Paris in .950 French Sterling Silver + Baccarat Crystal Liners & matching Spoons.

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

These Salières or Pair of Salt Cellars was hand crafted by a XIXth Century Master Silversmithin the 3rd part of the XIXth Century, c.1880.

Note the elegant covered Vase the Silversmith chose for the Handle of this with it's 2 Lion's Heads, making it so very unique.

The Design although is simple it is very elegant.

Each Salt is has it's own oval, boat-shaped clear cystal inserts or linere.

Please see Photos and take your time looking at more details.

Included are 2 original Baccarat Clear Crystal Interieurs. Heavy SEt with the Crystal Liners.

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Beautifully made with 2 oval clear Baccart Crystal Bowls or liners.

The Silver is clearly Hallmarked by the Silversmith as is the Spoons and with the French Silver Guarantee, the Minerve Head N°1 on each p;iece of Silver.

Dimensiions, Weight etc. are detailed in the Photos.

CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP, DETAIL & QUALITY are exceptional. .

Price on Request.

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Extraordinary Double Salt, 'Saleron, Salière' by 'Pierre Queille, Paris 1834-1844 in .950 French Sterling Silver + Baccarat Cobalt Blue Crystal Liners

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

This double SALERON, Salière or Double Salt was hand crafted by a XIXth Century Master Silversmith, Pierre Queille, 1834-1844. When he retired in 1844,his Successor was again one of the most famous Parisien Silversmiths, 'Lapparra' and since Queille retired in 1844 this work of art was creasted in the 1st half of the XIXth Century.

Note the elegant covered Vase the Silversmith chose for the Handle of this with it's 2 Lion's Heads, making it so very unique.

It is overall covered with garlands and beaded friezes.

Each Salt is supported by 4 highly detailed Feet in the form of Hoofs.

Please see Photos and take your time looking at more details.

Made during the period of Napoléon one sees the Emperor's influence on the Silversmith with the Wreath Decoration which was one of Napoléon's hallmarks.

Included are 2 original Baccarat Blue Crystal Interieurs. Heavy piece with the Silver alone weight 138grams.

Beautifully made with 2 oval Blue Crystal Bowls or liners so the Salt contrasts inside the Interieurs and more importantly protects agains corrosion.

The Silver is clearly Hallmarked by Pierre Queille and with the French Silver Guarantee, the Minerve Head N°1.

Dimensiions, Weight approx.: 15cm Long x 10 cm High x 138gr, the Silver alone.

CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP, DETAIL & QUALITY are exceptional.

Below, I have another example with a different Design. .

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Double Salt, 'Salière' Saleron by 'Charles Christofle' founder of Christofle, Paris FranceNapoléon III, Orfèvrerie Métal Argenté

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

This double SALERON, Salière or Double Saltin métal argenté was made in the 1st half of of the XIXth Century by Charles Christofle, Founder of the world's leading Silversmiths, CHRISTOFLE and made in Paris when Quality, Workmanship and Detail were Important.

Made during the period of Napoléon III,

Included are 2 original Baccarat Blue Crystal Interieurs. Heavy piece weighing about 4700 grams,

Beautifully made with Blue Crystal so the Salt contrasts inside the Interieurs and more importantly protects against corrosion.

The Silver is clearly Hallmarked by Charles Christofle with Christofle Silver Hallmarks and Numbered.

CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY overall are exceptional. Compare the Crystal with later examples and the Quality is evident. 2 new Crystal inserts will cost +/- $250 & not this quality.

Below, I have another example with a different Design.

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Pair French Silver & Baccarat Crystal SALT CELLARS Circa 1870 with 2 French .950 Quality Spoons, RARE

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

Pair of French finest Silver Salt Cellars, created by the Parisian sought after Silversmith CARON. Handmade Salerons with Clear Baccarat Crystal Interiors & Hallmarked with the Minerve N°1 (1838) indicating the finest French Silver, finer than English Sterling (Reference is the Silver Book "Tardy, Les poinçons d'argent @ P.199). The Silversmith, Maître Orfèvre CARON had his Workshop at 89, rue de Turbigo, Paris and each SALT is Hallmraked. Condition is near Pristine, Quality & Workmanship, outstanding. Please Note the raised Relief on the Salts, the heavy Legs and the incredibly beautiful Engraved Silver and Gold Spoons.

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2 English Sterling SALT CELLARS with Blue oval Baccarat Crystal Liners, Dated 1918

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

Extraordinary Pair of Handmade SALTS in massive heavy gauge .925 English Sterling Silver by Silversmiths, B & T in their Birmingham Workshops. Each has its original Blue Baccarat Crystal Liners. Unsurpassed in Quality and Detail these SALTS are both Practical & Decorative. One of the Blue Baccarat Liners has a tiny pinhead chip. DIMENSIONS: Each is approx. 60mm high, 74mm long and 49mm deep and each Weighs approx. 57 grams just in Silver with the overall weight being approx. 325 grams, about 11 oz. Please note the pierced decoration making this Pair a Decorative, Practical as well as Table Conversation Pieces. Rare to find a pair with oval shaped Original Liners.CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are outstanding.

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4 SALTS & SPOONS ART NOUVEAU Silver & Vermeil, Circa 1890

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

Magnificent, Rare & complete Boxed Set of finest quality, heavy Salt Cellars with their Original Spoons and Liners in massive .950 quality SILVER with the French Minerve N°1 Hallmark indicating its the finest French Silver, finer than English Sterling, (Reference is the Silver Book, "Tardy, Les poinçons d'argent @ P.199) Hallmarked as well by the Silversmith, the Letters du Maître Orfèvre are G.C.Gabert et Coureau, 77, rue des Archives, Paris (Hénin Successor) P. 151 Dictionary of Hallmarks. Interiors of salt cellars are 22k gold or Vermeil. Comes in its original hand made Box. CONDITION & QUALITY are pristine. Dimensions: Height: 1.5" (4cm) Length: 2.36" (6 cm) Weigth: 215 grs, or 7 ounces. To replace 1 crystal interior costs $200 in Paris today. A Set of 4 Salts on eBay just Sold for over $800.

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ODIOT French Silver & Baccarat Crystal SALT CELLAR Circa 1840 French Royal Family, RARE

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

RARE French finest Silver Salt Cellar, created by the unsurpassed Silversmith founded 1690, ODIOT. Handmade Blue Baccarat Crystal Interior & Hallmarked with the Minerve N°1 (1838) indicating the finest French Silver, finer than Sterling (Reference is the Silver Book "Tardy, Les poinçons d'argent @ P.199). The Silversmith, Maître Orfèvre Charles Nicolas ODIOT, was Insculpé in 1838 in Paris (1838-1868). RARE to find Royal Family Examples. Heavy, weighing 160 grams. Condition is near Pristine, Quality & Workmanship, outstanding. See French Royal Family Emblem of a Crown. ODIOT Silversmiths was founded in 1690 by Jean-Baptiste Gaspard Odiot. A Pair without Crystal Bowls just Sold on eBay France for 600 Euros.Compare a tiny Goblet, 3.75" high by Odiot just sold eBay France for $450 item #170093866056 This SALIERE, from my Personal Collection, is unimaginably beautifuL

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Set of 12 Antique Silver SALTS by Christofle & Cardeilhac Silversmiths

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

This Set comprises of 3 Boxes of 4 Crystal & French .950 Silver, finer than Sterling was made in Paris Circa 1940 when Quality, Workmanship and Detail were Important. Each Crystal Body is Hallmarked for Orfevrerie Christofle and each Cap is Hallmarked with the .950 French Silver Hallmark as well as the Silver Hallmark for Cardeilhac. The 4 Salts, the interieurs are in near Pristine condition. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY overall are exceptional. Dimensions: 4x3cm. NOTE that I have available another identical Set to make the Service, 8 Salts.

Sorry, 8 SOLD to Kira, Carmel, CA leaving 1 Box of 4 Salts available. DB#210

PRICE on Request for my last Set of 4.

Pair of Antique French Sterling SALTS, Baccarat Crystal Bowls Circa 1870 Napoléon III

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

Exceptional 19th Century set of 2 heavy and beautifully decorated French Sterling Silver Salt Cellars Hand crafted by DEBAIN, Paris. Not easy to find one of these let alone 2. The Interiors are heavy Blue Baccarat Crystal in excellent condition, again nearly impossible to find today. Being Hand made, there are tiny differences between the pair. I recently had to replace one for a Salt and had it blown in Paris for a cost of nearly $190. Each Salt Cellar is well hallmarked and numbered. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional with a sought after Parisian Silversmith. Click Photo to see the Pair.

Consider, a new Crystal insert will cost +/- $125. & not this quality

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Antique Pair of SALIERES, 4 Salts by 'COSSON' Paris, 1854

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

This Handmade double SALERON was created, Circa 1854 by COSSON, one of the finest Silversmiths in Paris. Heavy weighing about 360g without the liners, beautifully sculpted in French Silver, finer than Sterling. Each has its original Blue Baccarat Crystal Liner to protect the Silver and the Blue makes the Salt contrast inside the Interieurs. The Silver is clearly Hallmarked both with several Minerve Head #1 and with the Silversmith, Cosson. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY of the Silver and the Crystal, overall are exceptional. Compare the Crystal with later examples and the Quality becomes evident. 2 new Crystal inserts, not this quality will cost +/- $250.

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Antique Double SALERON by 'Charles Christofle' Founder of Parisian Silversmiths Orfèvrerie Métal Argenté

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

This double SALERON was made Circa 1860 by Charles Christofle, Founder of the world's leading Silversmiths, CHRISTOFLE and made in Paris when Quality, Workmanship and Detail were Important. Made during the period of Napoléon III, Included are 2 original Baccarat Blue Crystal Interieurs.

Heavy about 360g, beautifully made with Blue Crystal so the Salt contrasts inside the Interieurs which are in near Pristine condition. The Silver is clearly Hallmarked by Charles Christofle with Christofle Silver Hallmarks and Numbered.

CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY overall are exceptional. Compare the Crystal with later examples and the Quality is evident. Consider, 2 new Crystal inserts will cost +/- $250 & not this quality.

Consider, 2 new Crystal inserts will cost +/- $250 & not this quality

Above, I have another example, with a different Design.

 

Price on Request.

Salt Spoons, 5 in French Silver, Vermeil XIXth Century Napoléon III

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

5 lovely French Antique Salt SPOONS in French .950 Quality Silver, finer than Sterling. Rare models in excellent condition considering their Age & Use. Each is quite heavy and beautifully designed. Each is Hallmarked with the 1838 French Minerve Head and each is about 3" Long. Spoons 1, 2 & 4 are Gilded. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional.

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Unbelievable, 4 French Silver & Baccarat Crystal SALT CELLARS Circa 1849 RARE

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

Remarkable Service of Double Silver Salt Cellars + 2 single Silver Salts each with hand blown Blue Baccarat Crystal interiors. Each is Hallmarked with the Minerve N°1 (1838) indicating the finest French Silver, finer than Sterling (Reference is the Silver Book, "Tardy, Les poinçons d'argent @ P.199). The Silversmith, Marial FRAY was insculpé Aug 22, 1849 in Paris. RARE to find a Service of 4 like this and made by Fray, Paris. Heavy, weighing 200+ grams, just the Silver.

Consider, 2 new Crystal inserts will cost +/- $250 & not this quality

Condition is pristine, Quality & Workmanship, outstanding.

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Set of 3 Antique CHRISTOFLE SALT CELLARS Circa 1870 Napoléon III

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

Fabulous antique set of 3 heavy and beautifully decorated Christofle Silver Salt Cellars made by the founder of Christofle, Charles Christofle. Not easy to find one of these let alone 3. Normally, 3 Salt Cellars can easily serve 6-9 people at a Dinner. Interiors are heavy Blue Baccarat Crystal again nearly impossible to find today. I recently had to replace one for a Salt and had it blown in Paris for a cost of nearly $190. Each Salt Cellar is well hallmarked and numbered. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional and priced for what only the Liner's would cost to replace today.

Consider, in Paris, 2 Blue new Crystal inserts will cost +/- $250 & not this quality

Sorry, SOLD to Gary

4 Antique SALT SPOONS Silver & Vermeil, Circa Napoléon III

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

4 beautiful Salt Spoons in French Silver with Vermeil (gold gilt bowls) with the French Minerve N°1 Hallmark indicating its the finest French Silver, finer than Sterling, (Reference is the Silver Book, "Tardy, Les poinçons d'argent @ P.199) Hallmarked as well by the Silversmith, the Letters du Maître Orfèvre are "L F" with 2 interlaced 'L's' for Lenain P. et Cie 16, rue Dupetit-Thouars, Paris. P. 90 Dictionnaire des Poinçons, d’orfèvrerie. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are excellent. Dimensions: Length: 3" (8 cm) See item #3722289028 for 4 salts and compare.

$175

XIXth Century CHRISTOFLE_Gallia SALTS Model of a Sail Boat, Voilier_ very, very RARE - Orfèvrerie Métal Argenté

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

Antique French CHRISTOFLE_GALLIA uniquely designed, 2 Salts + 2 Hallmarked OriginalSpoons + Crystal Interieurs, 1 with chipping, set into the Deck of a Sailing Boat which was quite creative on the part of Christofle. Comes apart in 9 pieces. Clearly Hallmarked by Christofle & Gallia, Paris + Silver Hallmarks, " O Scales C + Gallia. Dimentions: 12,2cm Long x 10,6cm High. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY are exceptional for its age & use. Superbe double Salière en Forme de Bateau + 2 petites Cuillères, Christofle + Poinçons Gallia_Christofle.

My Personal Collection, illustrated for Collector's interest

Antique Double SALERON by 'Charles Christofle' Founder of Parisian Silversmiths, CHRISTOFLE -Orfèvrerie Métal Argenté

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

This Rare SALERON was made Circa 1860 by Charles Christofle, Founder of the world's leading Silversmiths, CHRISTOFLE and made in Paris when Quality, Workmanship and Detail were Important. Made during the period of Napoléon III, Included are 2 original Baccarat Blue Crystal Interieurs. Heavy about 360g, beautifully made with Blue Crystal so the Salt contrasts inside the Interieurs which are in near Pristine condition. The Silver is clearly Hallmarked by Charles Christofle with Christofle Silver Hallmarks and Numbered. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY overall are exceptional. Compare the Crystal with later examples and the Quality is evident. 2 new Crystal inserts will cost +/- $250 & not this quality.

Above, I have another example, with a different Design.

Sorry, RESERVED for Gary

Antique CHRISTOFLE Art Deco 4 Animal SALTS, GALLIA Silver RARE SET - Orfèvrerie Métal Argenté

Salt Cellars, Sterling Silver, Antique

Art Deco Christofle, 'Gallia' Silver 4piece SALT Service. Hallmarks include Christofle & Gallia Hallmarks. CONDITION, WORKMANSHIP & QUALITY excellent considering Age & Use.

My Personal Collection