A set of American Brilliant cut glass salt cellars salt dips featuring a notched design that has cross cuts and inverted thumbprints. The rims are smooth as are the bases. The delicate spoons look like small shovels and look to be hand blown.
These were manufactured by J.D. Bergen during the American Brilliant cut glass period. We would date these to the late 1890s.
The salts measure 1 inches tall and the openings are 1 3/4 inches wide. The spoons that are not damaged measure just over 2 1/2 inches long. The ones that are missing a bit on the handle measure just over 2 inches. Each salt does have nicks here and there. Three spoons have damage to the end of their handles which could be smoothed with a diamond file. Nonetheless, we are absolutely amazed that these are all still intact after all these years.
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