No chips- cracks breaks or rough edges. It has a diamond design which is rounded. It measures 3 1/4 across x 4 tall (6 1/4 with cover) the holder itself is 11 tall x 4 wide. It has a peacock (I think) head on the side which holds the tongs. It also has a round emblem on both sides that has a dragonfly- flowers and other on it.
(my eyes are old and cant tell exactly) The tongs have a birds claw on the ends. On the bottom of the holder it says- Brooklyn Silver plate Co. Triple plate - hand engraved it has the number x496 and also the number 73. The item "Antique Victorian Brooklyn Silverplate Co Pickle Castor" is in sale since Friday, October 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Other Antique Silverplate".The seller is "bandj1505" and is located in Racine, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Ukraine, Cayman islands.