Tableware Pair of Salts & Spoons Sterling Silver Antique Georgian English 1773.

Paul Hanley

PHN06932

Fantastic antique Georgian pair of sterling silver salts with a forget me not flower detail to the sides, perfect for your dinner table, by Thomas Shepherd, with a pair of later 1796 sterling silver salt spoons with a double headed eagle in a crown crest.
The silver hallmark can be found to the base of the salts, one is rubbed, however the London lion is visible with the date letter for the year 1773 & the makers mark from Thomas Shepherd. The are initials to the front shields but these are rubbed please see the pictures, good crisp detailing of the flowers around the edge.
The spoons hallmark can be found to the rear of the handle, again the London lion with the date letter for the year 1796, along with the makers mark for Thomas Wallis II. To the handles there is a rubbed family crest of a double headed eagle, possibly the Imperial Eagle, in a crown, please see the pictures.
Size of salts 7.3 x 3.3 x 7.3 cm or 2.8 x 1.3 x 2.8 inches.
Size of each spoon 8.8 x 2.5 cm or 3.4 x 1.0 inches.
Total weight 97.5 grams or 62.9 penny weight.