William B. Durgin Co. sterling silver pair of round form open salt dishes, decorated with applied shell border and 3 figural feet, featuring ram's head and leg. Interior is gilt. Both pieces have an engraved curly script monogram "JWA" on the front. Marked 25. Retailed by J. E. Caldwell & Co.
These fabulous salts are 3" in diameter and 1 3/4" tall, weighing a total 199.8 grams or 6.4 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.