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Goodnow & Jenks Victorian Sterling Silver Master Salt

Goodnow & Jenks Victorian Sterling Silver Master Salt

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900: Item # 363316
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Very handsome and heavy sterling silver master salt dish in the Georgian style. The flattened spherical body has a modified egg and dart border and is raised on acanthus leaf legs terminating in animal paw feet. Goodnow & Jenks was Boston's finest silversmith, albeit only for a short period, 1893-1905. The bottom is marked with the maker's mark, as well as a partially obscured retailer's mark.

Origin: America, ca. 1895. Condition: no dings or deep scratches, light pitting to the interior that can be removed by a light buffing. Size: 2-3/4" diameter; 1-5/8" tall. Weight: 73.5 grams.