Saliere: A precious vessel for a precious content - salt. A basic spice that, however, was only found on a few tables in past centuries and was accordingly used sparingly: Wrapped in precious metals, served with little spoons, enjoyed on special occasions.
A set of 2 saliers (salt bowls) from the Biedermeier period. Curved form on a flat base. Body decorated with rich relief: Flower garlands, scallops and profiling. Inside a removable insert of cobalt blue glass. Incl. 2 added salt spoons. Marked, master's mark unknown, circa 1840.
Dimensions & Details
- Dimensions 6,7 x 4,8 x 3,7 cm
- Total weight 65,24 g
- In min. 800/- silver, tested
- Condition very good, original patina
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