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Saltcellars (4)

Object Number: 
1950.94a-d
Date: 
1903-1907
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 2 x 3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. ( 5.1 x 8.9 x 7.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bases: "S Kirk & Son Co 925/1000" engraved: on the bases: ""C. A. B. from A. I. B." in script
Description: 
Set of four wrought silver saltcellars; oval, boat-shaped bodies with floral and fern repoussé chasing around the sides; applied, flared and gadrooned rims; four cast shell feet with c-curve legs and shell knees applied to the sides; engraved on the bases, "C. A. B. from A. I. B." in script; makers' marks on the bases.
Gallery Label: 
These saltcellars belonged to Cornelia Augusta Beekman (1849-1917).
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group