This is a stunning antique sterling silver salt and pepper shaker hallmark Jacobi & Jenkins from the late 1800 offered in excellent condition. This set is beautifully decorated in fine repoussé depicting floral and leaf design throughout.
Jenkins and Jenkins was founded in Baltimore as A. Jacobi in 1879. It was succeeded by Jacobi and Jenkins in 1894 and then formed as Jenkins and Jenkins in 1908. The repoussé technique became very popular in mid-19th century especially those working in the city of Baltimore, Maryland.
Height – 4 inches – 10 cm
Weight of each shaker – 68 grams
Total weight – 136 grams