A friend had a collection of salt cellars and when she showed it to me, years ago, I fell in love with them. I just knew I had to find some so I too could have a collection.
These are the ones I've collected over the years.
This is a cute little amethyst colored pedestal one.
These three are all different colors but the same shape. This style is pretty common to find. However, many are reproductions. So be careful if you are looking for original ones.
This one is my all time favorite one. I love the way the salt goes in the little bird nest that is on a tree branch and the bird is next to it.
This is a little lead crystal one. It's pretty thick and heavy for it's size.
*** Date, turns out this one isn't a salt cellar after all. It's called an eye cup. They used to use these before eye drops were invented. I did some research on the Internet and it looks like this is from the late 1800's or early 1900's. So that's kinda cool. But then again, being an eye cup is kinda creepy to me.
I guess people collect these. So if you do, let me know and I will send this to you.
Here is another little hand painted pedestal one. It's a little bigger then the rest. I think this one was from a set that would have come with smaller ones. This would be the main cellar that everyone would take their salt from and put it in their own little one.
I only have a few little spoons in my collection. Most of the salt cellars today don't come with the spoon any more. They are fairly hard to come by. You can find them in silver also.
Well, I hope you enjoyed my little collection. If you have any salt cellars or even heard of them before leave me a message and tell me about it.
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