Salt and pepper shakers

Object Number: 
INV.14520a-d
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
overall: 5 1/8 x 2 in.
Marks: 
stamped: on the bases: "925/STERLING/1000" and an unidentifiable mark possibly a crowned "B"
Description: 
Wrought silver salt and pepper shakers; pear-shaped bodies with long narrow necks; bodies covered with foliate repoussé chasing; three, cast paw feet applied to the bodies with foliate trefoil knees; plain, applied bands around the rims; high, domed covers with all over foliate repoussé chasing; upper halves have circular pierce-work; small knob finials applied to the tops; maker's marks on the bases.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group