Pair of Alpaca Silver* 'paw' footed open salts with glass liners and Birks Sterling salt spoons, along with a pair of Birks Sterling pepper shakers.
Salt cellars are in two slightly different sizes, and the clear glass liners have a rarer 'bubble' or 'thumbprint' look design on bottom.
Unknown maker's mark (crown and anchor) mark on cellars, Birks Sterling marks on spoons and pepper shakers,
Pepper shakers are not weighted.
All are in good condition with wear commensurate with age and use - one glass liner has a chip on rim (see photo) and very minor nips, and all pieces show patina and/or tarnishing, as well as surface scratches (see photos).
Salt cellars including liners - 5,2cm (2.05") diameter x 2,9cm (1.14") high and 5,1cm (2") diameter x 2,9cm (1.14") high
Spoons - 6,4cm (2.52") long
Pepper shakers - 3,7cm (1.45") diameter base x 5,4cm (2.12") high
*Alpaca silver, also known as German silver, was developed in 1823 as the result of a German competition held with the goal of developing an alloy that had the most visual similarity to silver. Its trademark name Alpacca became widely known in Northern Europe as a source of nickel silver. -mgsrefining.com
Alpaca Silver is an alloy, sometimes spelled Alpacca, which indicates a metal that contains copper, zinc, and nickel along with tin. -
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