Each cellar and spoon is hallmarked for Birmingham 1902 with the makers mark of William Aitken. The set is presented in its original case with brown-coloured exterior and flip down brass clasp.The silver is in lovely condition with no dints, dents or bruises that I can find to the cellars and they stand nice and level on the feet. The spoons have no wear or kinks. The gilding to the cellars is still nice and rich although it is slightly worn to the base of one (not highly noticeable) and there are some general light scratches caused through use. The case clasp works well and the hinges are sound but the exterior is quite scuffed, especially around the edges. The silk inside has no visible wear or staining but it is generally slightly grubby with age.
The velvet is also in good order and rich in colour but there is some light wear where the cellar feet have rubbed. Unfortunately, the four elastic straps that would originally have held the spoons in place have all deteriorated and broken away after all these years. Cellars - 5 cm (2) maximum diameter across the rims 1.9 (0.75) tall Each weighs approximately 11 grams Spoons - 6.2 cm (2.4) long Each weighs approximately 3 grams Case - 17.2cm (6.75) by 14cm (5.5) by 5.1cm (2) Weight - 45 grams (combined weight of all 4 cellars) 10 gtams (combined weight of all 4 spoons) 226 grams (total weight of case, cellars & spoons). Please see the photos below and feel free to get in touch with any questions. To ensure items are safe in transit, I package them very well and, unfortunately, this does increase mailing costs somewhat.
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This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Salt & Pepper Cellars/Shakers". The seller is "jochyra" and is located in London. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.