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Mustard pot

Mustard pot
Title
Mustard pot
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number 
1937.11e
Gallery Label 
This cruet service descended to the donor through either the Ketchum or Morris families.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group