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Elkington & Co Antique 1912 Sterling Silver Owl Mustard Pot

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An exceptional, fine and impressive, antique George V English sterling silver owl mustard pot; an addition to our collectable silverware collection. This exceptional antique George V sterling silver mustard pot has been realistically modelled in the form of an owl/owlet. This impressive antique silver owl mustard pot is embellished with embossed decoration reproducing the details of the bird's plumage and anatomical features. This fine mustard pot retains the original hallmarked flush hinged cover/head, further ornamented with bead eyes; the flush hinge indicates the high quality of the piece. The cover opens to reveal a gilded interior. The piece is fitted with a replica of the original spoon, crafted by London silversmith Richard Comyns of William Comyns & Sons Ltd in 1961. This vintage spoon has a plain rounded form and a mouse decorated terminal. The protruding beak to the cover is a functional thumbpiece and allows handle terminal to sit securely to one side. Condition: This antique silver owl mustard pot is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The embossed decoration is all very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the body and reverse of the spoon, in addition to part hallmarks to the cover are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware. Dimensions: Length 8.7 cm / 3.4" Width 6.5 cm / 2.6" Height 9.3 cm / 3.7" Weight: 6.2 troy ounces / 193g Maker: Elkington & Co Ltd Date: 1912 Origin: London, England A video of this fine piece is available.
  • Creator:
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 3.67 in (9.3 cm)Diameter: 2.56 in (6.5 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 2
  • Style:
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
    1910-1919
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1912
  • Condition:
    The piece is fitted with a replica of the original spoon, crafted by London silversmith Richard Comyns of William Comyns & Sons Ltd in 1961. The embossed decoration is all very sharp.
  • Seller Location:
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: C60511stDibs: LU1200225959362
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