A beautiful Victorian signed Simpson Hall Miller Co. master salt with its original cranberry glass insert is being offered for your consideration and appreciation. It is in excellent condition. Dated to the 1870's, not long after the company began in 1866. It measures approximately 3 inches wide across the bottom, 2 1/4 across the opening and 1 7/8 inches tall and is done in the Egyptian motif that had captivated the attention and imaginations of the Victorian societies of both America and Europe. The piece is signed on the underside as can be seen, with the early Simpson Hall and Miller Co. stamp, a portion of the wording which makes up the ribbon running through the top portion of the stamp, is illegible; I believe it says Trade Mark and repeats Treble Plate. The fitted cranberry glass insert is in original and appears in perfect condition, no chips, flea bites or cracks; just the tiny typically expected air bubbles and the occasional swirl found inside antique hand blown glass. The silver plated frame is in excellent re-silvered condition and will come to its new owner / caretaker with the balance of the 25 year warranty given to me on the plating, as this piece is from my private collection. (K3220)
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