We are pleased to offer this rare c1877 Dominick & Haff sterling silver branch handle mustard pot.
In tapering barrel form.
Adorned with beautifully hand decorated raised leaf and floral sprays.
Flowers carved in exceptionally high relief from satin surface below.
The well fit cover topped with raised urn and globe finial.
Rarely seen naturalistic branch handle, with berry and vine wrapped to centre and lower end.
Gothic W to front medallion.
Dominick & Haff lion mustard pot is 3 1/2 inches branch handle to front edge and weighs 3 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked as shown.
Excellent condition. Rich, lustreous silver patina. Stands firm on table or display shelf. Cover well fit. It appears to be raised, but that is refection only. Original brilliant gold interior. The hand decorated floral sprays retain their original detail.
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We happily combine items when shipping, saving you costs. We ship twice weekly, usually US Postal Priority. Fully insured for domestic packages, and air parcel overseas. We charge a bit more than actual cost for custom size boxes, shipping materials and to pay for professional packing.
We make great effort to accurately describe each item listed. Returns are accepted, if either condition, country of origin or dating is significantly incorrect. In such cases we refund your shipping costs as well. Like you, we are only human, and make mistakes. Hopefully, not too many.
Remember, the items you see are antiques. Hence, have an expected amount of wear from normal use. As such, returning an item because we failed to mention the tiniest bit of wear, or barely discernible flaw is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse. Nor change of taste, or because a buyer did not realize how "small" four inches might be once in hand.
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From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.
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Dominick Haff Sterling Silver Branch Handle Mustard Pot Hand Decorated 1877: $152