George III sterling silver set of four oval salts with clear glass liners (not original), each salt with gadrooning to the rim and raised on four shell and hoof feet. London 1768, makers Depth & R. Hennell. Width 9.2 cm. Height 4.5 cm
George III. George III (1738 - 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820.
gadrooning. A series of lobes usually as a border. In furniture gadrooning is found as carved decoration around the edges of table tops in the Chippendale and Jacobean style furniture. Gadrooning is also found as decoration on the rims of silver and ceramics.
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