The Salters’ Company. A pair of Victorian silver-gilt Spoons.
A pair of Spoons, London 1858, by Smith and Newton, the cast terminals formed as the company’s arms with ‘May 12 1853‘ on the reverse. The shell-shaped bowls with gilding on the inner side, the rod-like stems with a ribbon and the motto ‘Sal Sapit Omnia.‘ In original retailer’s case.
Dimensions [excluding case]:
Length – 15 cm.; Width – 3.40 cm.; Weight [of the pair] – 83 gms.