Wood & Hughes coin silver Egyptian Revival style open salt dish, having round form body with applied rectangular handles and figural pharaoh masks below. Top border is textured, stepped circular base is accented with beaded rim. Interior is gilt. Marked "900/1000". c. 1855.
This outstanding salt is 1 3/4" in top diameter, 2 1/2" in base diameter, 1 3/8" tall (1 7/8" to handle) and weighs 59.6 grams or 1.9 ozs Troy.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
Egyptian Revival Open Salt Gilt Interior Wood Hughes 900 Silver 1855