Antique Japanese Art Nouveau Open Salt Cellars w/ Cobalt Blue Glass Inserts & Two Spoons

Antique Japanese Art Nouveau Open Salt Cellars w/ Cobalt Blue Glass Liners & Two Spoons

Sale price $50.00 Regular price $96.50


Product Description:  Add elegance to your kitchen with this beautiful set of 4 open salt cellars.  Featuring brilliant, embossed Art Nouveau art work with a floral and ornamental, scroll motif surrounding the sides with a skirted pedestal base.  Each offer the original cobalt blue glass liners, which due to oxidation from the salt and age, are currently not removable.  They will arrive with two nickle-silver spoons.  The bottom of the base of each cellar are incised with an unidentified mark.  The outer lip of the bottom base is incised "Japan".  Since this exquisite set has been acquired, the patina has been left untouched.  

Circa:  Pre - 1921  (believed to be 1891-1920)

Height:  1 3/4" height
Opening:  2 1/8

Product Weight:  Each cellar with glass insert:  5.5 ounces.  Cellars, glass inserts and spoons:  1 pound 6 ounces

Material:  Cellars:  Unconfirmed non-magnetic material, glass.  Spoons:  Nickle Silver

Maker:  Unknown

Markings:  Salt cellars: "Japan" with what appears to be a manufacture mark on bottom base with a "Y" in center.  Spoons marked:  nickle silver

Origin:  Japan

Color:  Silver-tone, cobalt blue

Condition: Previously owned - used.  Patina on exterior, areas of oxidation built up around interior top lip of blue glass insert preventing them from being removed.  Salt particles can be seen through the bottom of glass insert.  On one cellar a label/paper can be seen under the glass insert.  Spoons:  patina, surface wear, pitted and areas of oxidation.  Surface has been left untouched.

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