Turn-of-the-century sterling silver open salt and pepper shaker. Made by Gorham in Providence. Salt: Round and tapering bowl with turned-down rim and raised foot. Interior gilt washed. Pepper: Baluster with pierced conical top and raised foot. Neck has subtle twisted fluting. French-style Classical ornament with leaf-and-dart and imbricated leaf-and-berry borders as well as reeding, fluting, and floral garlands. Both pieces have interlaced script monogram in c-scroll frame; other frames vacant. Fully marked including letters HOT (salt) and HOS (pepper). Very good condition.
Dimensions: Salt: H 2 3/8 x D 3 1/4 in. Pepper: H 5 3/4 x D 2 1/4 in. Total weight: 8 troy ounces. #BU402