each overall: 1 1/2 x 3 in. ( 3.8 x 7.6 cm )
Pair of wrought silver salts; shallow, bowl-shaped bodies curved to applied, flared gadrooned lips; three cabriole legs applied to each with molded pad junctures and molded pad feet; engraved on the base of each, "R/ I * A" in block letters; maker's marks stamped on the bases.
Bequest of Catherine Augusta De Peyster
engraved: on the base of each: "R/ I * A" in block letters
stamped: on the base of each: a lion passant, a crowned leopard's head, "n" in a cartouche, "D. H" below a fleur-di-lis
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