Antique Unusual Solid Silver Mustard Pot 1913 Hallmarked Sterling Birmingham Nr
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Antique Unusual Solid Silver Mustard Pot 1913 Hallmarked Sterling Birmingham Nr:
ANTIQUE UNUSUAL Solid Silver MUSTARD POT 1913 Hallmarked Sterling Birmingham NR
Blue Glass Liner - 1 1/4 troy - Greek Key Design - RARE
This is an ANTIQUE solid sterling silver mustard pot with a hinged lid anda blue glass liner which was made in Birmingham, England in 1913 by the illustrious Victorian silversmiths, George Nathan & Ridley Hayes of Nathan & Hayes at their Icknield Street workshops. It isin a oval shape, hassides pierced in a Greek Key design, a shell thumb piece and has a loop handle. The pot measures2 1/8" high by1 3/8" wide and is 2 7/8" long including the handle. It is NOT engraved. The quality of this mustard pot shows in the weight -36.2 grams (without the liner) - which isalmost 1 1/4troy oz.
It is in very good condition for its age with just the usual surface scratching withlittle distortion, a few dingsbut NO dents - with little play to the hinge and no repairs - SUPERB.The liner is well fitting and clearly originaland in very good condition with no cracks or chips. The pot is hallmarked to the side with G.N over R.H, anchor, lion passant (sterling silver assay mark),o showing that it was hallmarked in Birmingham in 1913.I have shown the hallmark so that you can make up your own mind. A delightful and UNUSUAL ANTIQUE addition to someone's table or collection in superb condition after100 years. Postage will be 4.50GBP both within the UK and to international destinations.
Please note that the primary postage costs are for second class (or standard parcels service if the postage cost is over 6.00GBP) within the UK or surface mail to international destinations. First class post usually adds 50% to the quoted postage cost while airmail is typically double the cost of surface mail. If you want to know about the timescales and charges by Royal Mail then I suggest you look at http://www.royalmail.com. Please wait for my invoice with postage options that will be sent very soon after the sale finishes!
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