Fine Victorian English sterling silver salt cellars in the form a horseshoe hallmarked for 1869. The salts sit on three raised legs which are formed in the manner of a horse’s leg and hoof. Each salt has a spoon shaped as a riding crop and helmet.
English sterling silver; hallmarked for assay town of Birmingham (Anchor Mark), date mark U for 1869, Lion Passant for .925 silver, and Monarch’s Mark, Maker’s Mark HP&Co for Hirons Plante & Co
Measurements; Salts, 2 ½” X 2 ½” and 1 ¼” high, spoons, 3” long Each set (salt and spoon) 50 grams
Condition Report; Very good, minor dings to edges
Two salts and spoons are available; they are priced separately