Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Silver, Glass, Salt Cellar 9209-2656

 595,00 VAT incl. (where applicable)

This elegant antique pair of salt cellar features glass insert crafted in 950/1000 silver. Paul Duthil France ca.1910.

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Details: glass, silver Salt cellar, Paul Duthil France ca.1910.
Dispatches from a small business in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Dimensions: H 3 x L 5 x W 4 cm..
Weight in grams: 78.
Condition: Very good condition – slightly used with small signs of wear.

Design Area

Area Information

The term "antique" refers to something that is more than 100 years old, and this includes jewelry that was created and used over several decades or eras. Antique jewelry can include pieces from a variety of different time periods, such as the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, and Art Deco periods.

Each of these periods is characterized by its own unique style and artistic movements, and antique jewelry from these periods is often highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts. Georgian jewelry, for example, is known for its intricate detailing and use of precious materials such as gold and diamonds, and is often influenced by the Baroque, Rococo, and Neoclassical styles.

Victorian jewelry, on the other hand, is known for its intricate detailing and use of precious materials such as gold and diamonds, and is often influenced by the Romantic and Gothic styles. Edwardian jewelry is characterized by its delicate and intricate detailing, and is often influenced by the Art Nouveau, the Arts and Crafts movement, and the Belle Époque.

Antique jewelry is often highly collectible and is valued for its unique style, craftsmanship, and historical significance. It can be found at antique shops, vintage stores, and online marketplaces.

Materials

Material Information

silver

Silver is a white metallic element that is known for its excellent conductivity of heat and electricity. It is represented on the periodic table of elements by the symbol Ag, and it is a member of the noble metals, which are known for their excellent resistance to oxidation.

Silver is a relatively soft metal, with a hardness that is intermediate between gold and copper. It is more malleable and ductile than gold, which means that it can be easily shaped and molded into various forms. However, it is not as hard as copper, which means that it is more prone to scratches and other types of damage.

Because of its softness, silver is usually alloyed with another metal to harden it enough to maintain the desired shape and details when it is used in jewelry and other decorative objects. This helps to give it the necessary strength and durability for use in these types of applications.

Throughout history, silver has played a prominent role in the production of jewelry and objets d'art. It is prized for its beauty and versatility, and it is often used in a wide variety of different types of jewelry, including rings, earrings, pendants, and bracelets. It is also used in decorative objects, such as candlesticks, vases, and other decorative items.

glass

Glass is a transparent, amorphous (non-crystalline) solid material that is made from silica (silicon dioxide) and other additives. It has a wide range of practical, technological, and decorative uses, including window panes, tableware, and optoelectronics.

There are many different types of glass, but the most common and familiar type is soda-lime glass, which is made from approximately 75% silicon dioxide (SiO2), sodium oxide (Na2O), calcium oxide (CaO), and minor additives. Soda-lime glass is used to make ordinary glazing and container glass, and it is known for its clarity and durability.

Pure silica can be used to make a very clear and durable quartz glass, but it is more difficult to work with due to its high melting temperature. Other types of glass, such as borosilicate glass and tempered glass, are made with different additives and manufacturing processes to improve their properties for specific applications.

Glass has a long history of use, dating back to ancient civilizations. It is a versatile and widely used material that has played a significant role in the development of modern society.

Dimensions

H 3 x L 5 x W 4 cm.

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Weight (in grams)

78

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