They test positive for silver. Normal patina from age of silver. No dents or dings, just some normal wear and light possible scratches from use over the years. Could use some more cleaning of tarnish.Beautiful old salt & pepper shakers. Please check out the photos and visit my other auctions for many other interesting items as well. The item "Pair Old Asian Sterling Silver Buddha Salt & Pepper Shakers Signed Japanese" is in sale since Monday, December 04, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Salt & Pepper Shakers". The seller is "weezie24" and is located in Lakeland, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.