3 - 4 March 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
A LARGE GROUP OF ELIZABETH II SILVER SALT CELLARS AND CASTERS,
comprising a set of nineteen small salt cellars and spoons with blue glass liners; twenty small pepper casters; and sixteen mustard pots with hinged covers and spoons with blue glass liners, each engraved with a heraldic crest, each marked London, 1978; a pair of large casters, marks for Deakin & Francis, Birmingham, 1973; three smaller casters, marks for Asprey & Co., London, 1978; a similar caster, London, 1973; together with four American silver salt cellars and spoons with blue glass liners, mark for Reed & Barton, 'Sterling'
The pair of casters, the largest, 7¼in. (18.5cm.), 78oz. (143)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note there are 17 salt spoons, not 19 and there are 13 blue glass mustard pot liners not 16. The piece count is 164, not 143.
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