Among the more smaller and more unusual silver pieces: a salt spoon ($25), this 3-inch long sterling salt cellar with a cobalt glass insert and shaped like a gondola ($175), a pair of grape shears ($350), and a 2¼-inch-by-1¾-inch Art Deco style sliding match safe, which some people now use as pillboxes ($495). Pikesville Silver & Antiques is at 629 Reisterstown Road. (its sign still sports its old name, Tarnish Intercon Industries). Call 410-358-3377 or 410-318-8388.
Sloane Brown, Baltimore Sun