John R. Wendt & Co. sterling silver footed open salt dish, decorated with a figural bird finial on the raised part and open-work vine motifs along the border. On the front of the body, there is an engraved period script monogram "SG". Made of English silver, c. 1860-1870. Marked 408.
This outstanding antique salt dish is 3 3/4" long, 2 7/8" wide, 3 1/2" tall and weighs 69.8 grams or 2.25 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 removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
Open Salt Bird Finial Wendt Sterling Silver Mono SG