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Novelty Sterling Silver 'King & Queen' Salt and Pepper Set, Hallmarked, 1969

$6,725.73per set

About the Item

A characterful pair of extremely heavy-cast Sterling silver salt and pepper pots in the form of a King (salt) and his Queen (pepper), each character is wearing a long cloak, embellished with cast ‘jewels’ and fancy trim, the King with detailed features, beard and a tall crown. Weighing in at 4.1 troy ounces in silver, each pot is filled by a knurled screw-thread base for filling, and bears London hallmarks for 1969. Each pot bears the maker's marks for The Albion Craft Company, established in 1962 in Benjamin Street, London EC1. The set is complete with original box (shown in attached images).
  • Creator:
    Albion Craft Company (Maker)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 2.56 in (6.5 cm)Diameter: 1.09 in (2.75 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 2
  • Style:
    Medieval (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1969
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages. The original box shows light wear, the Salt and Pepper pots are in very good condition.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 70121stDibs: LU868031247662

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