Marked "925.1000" Sterling, and model number "510," they are without a maker's identification, but clearly trace to a major house, Wendt being one that comes to mind based on markings, period, and design and finish...
The frame is latticed and made of sterling silver while the interior is a red, cranberry or ruby, glass. It is marked "Sterling" and with the model number "474" on the underside and weighs .8 T. oz. by itself. There is no maker's identification.
The glass is high quality and cut rather than molded...
No company generated more examples of this form than Gorham. Indeed, the Tompkins book on this subject documents a full century of Gorham's production.According to Tompkins, this set, item number 2480, dates to 1890. They possess a commanding look. They are large, 4 1/2" long, 1 3/4" tall, and weighty, 3.9 T. oz...