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Early American Silver Salt and Pepper Service by Stephen Emery

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Early American Silver Salt and Pepper Service by Stephen Emery

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This incredible set of salts and pepper casters hails from the early American colonial period

Key Features

  • These silver salts and pepper shakers by Stephen Emery are rare examples of early American silver
  • This wonderful set was been in the family of Patrick Doran, the original owner, for over 200 years
  • Bears the mark of Stephen Emery, circa 1790
  • Salt cellars: 2 1/2 wide x 2 1/4 high; Pepper casters: 7 high x 2 1/4 diameter

Item Details

  • Period:
    18th Century
  • Origin:
    America
A rare and superb set of American silver salt cellars, salt spoons and pepper casters created by Boston silversmith Stephen Emery (1749-1801). The set was originally owned and purchased by Patrick Doran, the founder of a successful Nova Scotian lumber company, and was since passed down through his family for over 200 years. All pieces are engraved with his monogram "PD". Early American silver of such high quality is a wonderful find and of enormous value to collectors.

Bears the mark of Stephen Emery, circa 1790

Salt cellars: 2 1/2" wide x 2 1/4" high
Pepper casters: 7" high x 2 1/4" diameter

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