WONDERFUL RARE PAIR GEORGE II 18TH CENTURY DAVID HENNELL. SOLID SILVER OPEN COULDRON SALTS. We are pleased to be able to offer these exemplary pieces of fine 18th Century Silverware: Solid Silver open salts. This is an Extremely Rare fine quality Pair George II , 18th century Solid Silver Open Couldron Salts, crafted i believe by the world renowned 18th Century London Silversmiths David Henell they were Assayed in London in 1750 making them 269 years old, each open salt has been crafted beautifully which breath taking embossed flowers, foliage and scrolls in abundance, they each sit upon three hoof shaped feet with the most ornate embossed collars to the top of the legs, to the inside they still retain their rich gilt finish, they are so very rare and so extremely special, the quality of the craftsmanship is superb , these would have once belonged to a wealthy family in the 18th century and once sat pride of place on the dining table at many of a fine dinner party they would have thrown, imagine how beautiful they would have looked glistening and sparkling against the light of candles, this was many years ago when things were so very different, if these salts could talk imagine what fascinating stories they could tell, they are so very tactile and once held have the most wonderful feel, they are so beautiful, fully hallmarked. An unquestionably exquisite and fine addition for any uncompromising collector or as a display piece. David Hennell, though a little rubbed. In very good antique condition given their age with nothing more than age related wear and polishing marks that you should reasonably expect to find on pieces of this age and type. All Antique silver items will show some signs of wear, which only adds to the history of the object….. A final few words. We welcome customers from the UK and across the globe. We are regularly adding interesting and quality new items and would be really happy if you could. We hope to do business together soon. Thank-you for reading and have a very good day. To keep up to date on our new listings. View Our Other Items For Sale. To browse our currently available items. The item “RARE BEAUTIFUL GEORGIAN 1750 LONDON DAVID HENNELL SILVER OPEN SALTS” is in sale since Thursday, July 4, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver”. The seller is “vintage_silver_treasures” and is located in Lancaster. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Product: Salt & Pepper Cellars/ Shakers
- Style: Georgian
- Age: Pre-1800
- Composition: Solid Silver