Mustard pot

Object Number: 
1937.11e
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Sheffield plate, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 8.3 x 5.1 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Wrought Sheffield silver-plate mustard pot with a cobalt glass liner; cylindrical body with two pierced bands of ovals above the molded baseband and below the beaded rim with a pierced and wheel turned foliate motif between the bands; hinged, stepped and domed, circular cover with a semi-circle cut from the front center; looped thumbpiece; molded hinge-plate with a shaped drop; scroll handle with reeding along the edges; cylindrical cobalt-blue glass liner; no maker's mark.
Gallery Label: 
This cruet service descended to the donor through either the Ketchum or Morris families.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group