J.E. Caldwell Footed Sterling Silver Master Salt
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Made by Frank Smith and retailed by Philadelphia's "J.E. Caldwell," this master salt measures 3 1/4" long by 2" wide, stands 1 7/8" high, and weighs 1.2 T. oz. It is stamped on the underside with the maker's and retailer's marks, along with the model number "1197" and the word "Sterling."
The bowl is oval shaped and sits on a footed base that is 1 5/8" in diameter. Classically simple in form, it features beaded borders around the top and bottom rims and in a band around the body. There is a script "M" monogram on the sidewall.
There is a high polish finish on the exterior surfaces and top lip, while the interior of the bowl is matte.The condition is excellent. The base is even and does not rock. There are no dents or polishing wear, and the finish is lustrous.