This charming, English mustard pot bears full English hallmarks for the year 1895. The maker is William Devenport of Birmingham. It comes accompanied by a sterling spoon fully hallmarked for 1946 – so not original but completes the pot.
It is 2½” (6cms) tall, including the top knob and feet, and 1 and 5/8” (4.3cms) across the base. It weighs 100.3 grams with the liner and spoon.
As you will see from the photos this mustard pot is lavishly engraved with floral and foliate designs. There is a plain band around the centre – ready for an engraving if required. The top is finished with a silver knob which is matched by the three feet. It has a handle modelled for a finger hold.
It has its original dark blue glass liner which is in perfect condition.
The hallmarks on the base are ‘WD’ for the maker followed by the lion passant for sterling silver, the date letter ‘v’ for 1895 and finally the anchor for the Birmingham assay office.
The elegantly shaped spoon is 2½” (6cms) long. On the reverse are the hallmarks ‘S Ltd’,This is followed by the anchor for the Birmingham assay office, the lion passant for sterling silver and finally the date letter ‘W’ for 1946.
In excellent antique condition , this beautiful mustard pot would grace any table. It will arrive in a gift box.
Victorian 1895 English Engraved Mustard Pot with Liner and Spoon - William Devenport
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