"Pair Of Double Salt Cellars Salt Cellar Silver Hallmark Minerva Tallois And Mainz Paris Nineteenth"AM Tallois et Mayence was a great Parisian silversmith (Successors of François Nicoud, himself successor of Lavalée). Beautiful pair of double salt shakers in solid silver with verrines, decorated with interlacing, foliage scrolls and on the sides of oval Louis XVI style cartouches. Each rests on four clog feet connected to the salt cellar by an acanthus leaf. The central plug forms a natural branch. The verrines are original and in very good condition. The punches are applied to the bottom of each of the four salt cellars. Hallmark Minerva 1st title. La Minerve is also present at the bottom of the central outlet between the two salt cellars. Maitre Orfèvre: diamond shaped punch AM Tallois and Mainz + in full + the address 19 bd de Strasbourg Paris Beautifully made, this is a particularly decorative model; these salt shakers benefit from a great finesse of carving. No monogram. Napoleon III period circa 1880. Length: 12.5 cm Height: 11.5 cm Net weight: 185 g These objects are old and have been used. The set is in very good condition, no bumps on the salt shakers, no lack or chipping on the verrines, tiny signs of use. Many other objects to discover in my stand at the Trade Shows in which I participate. Follow my gallery to be informed of news and to know the dates of the next Trade Shows ... Any questions? I remain at your disposal. Do not hesitate to call me or send me a message. I will answer you with great pleasure.