Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

Spring Estates & Collections

Sat, May 14, 2022 01:00PM EDT
Lot 283

25 Animal Open Salts - Royal Bayreuth

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

9 figural animal open salts. European, ca. early 20th century. Seven porcelain open salts: Three unmarked salts with scallop shell shaped bowl and sheep or poodle, one white rat open salt (Germany), one rabbit open salt (unidentified mark), one lamb open salt, one teddy bear open salt (Germany). One stone base open salt with metal bear. One glass open salt with dog. Condition good overall but varies, with minor wear. Rabbit has minor chipping on ears. 1 3/4" tall to 3 5/8" tall. additionally, ten animal open salts, 7 chickens (hens on a nest), 2 turkeys, and 1 rabbit. American and Japanese, early - mid 20th century. 8 are glass, 2 or porcelain. All unmarked, except porcelain chicken, marked Noritake. One chicken is missing its basket. Good condition overall, minor wear on paint and some chips / nicks. 1 1/4" to 2 3/4" tall. Also included are Six pieces open salts, marked / attributed to Royal Bayreuth. German (Bavaria), ca. late 19th - early 20th century. One master salt in three colors, two elephant and shell open salts, one pumpkin / tomato open salt, one poppy flower open salt, one lobster claw open salt. Condition is good on most pieces, minor wear. One elephant has a chip on its tusk. 3/4" to 3" tall. Keywords: decor, decoration, fancy, precious, house, home, dining, dinner, cellar, dip, cellars, dips, continental, animalier