French 950 sterling silver gilt table garniture set consisting of 4 open single salts, 2 open double salts and a mustard pot, each having cobalt glass liners by Pierre Queille, 70 Rue de Fauborg, Montmarte, Paris, 1838 - 1846.
Each of these pieces has a frame with floral, foliate and grape garlands, a beaded border and shell and paw feet.
The mustard pot has a double row of decorations and a Pomegranate finial.
The double salts each have large urn lion mask handles.
One of the liners has an edge chip which i not noticeable when in the frame.
The frames have their original gilding with a nice, rich patina.
The single salts are 3 1/8" long, 2 1/8" wide and 1 7/8" tall.
The double salts are the same dimensions as the singles, with a 1 3/4" bridge in between and a handle 3 3/4" tall.
The mustard pot is 4 1/2" tall, 2 3/8" in diameter and 3 3/4" across the handle.
The silver weight is approximately 563 grams or 18 ozs. Troy and each, save for the mustard pot, is monogrammed, in ornate, period script: VLB. The mustard pot has no monogram.
Monogrammed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.