Item 001/063 - Pair of silver drum mustard pots

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GB 2014 WS-04-TRO-001/063


Pair of silver drum mustard pots


  • 1890-1891 (Creation)

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2 mustard pots

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Silversmiths. Founded by John Mark Harris in 1817, and continued by John Robert Harris. The business passed to Charles Stuart Harris in 1852, and in 1881 was registered under the name of Charles Stuart Harris. Acquired the manufactories of the Houle and Harris brothers in 1897. By 1897 was under the name C.H. Harris Ltd. After C.H. Harris died in 1918, the business continued to operate until its merger with I. Freeman and Co in 1933.

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Silversmiths. Established in Birmingham in 1800 by William Hutton. Became Hutton & Houghton between 1818-1820. Reverted to William Hutton 1820-1864. Transferred to Sheffield in 1832. Became William Hutton & Son in 1864, then William Hutton and Sons from c.1870. Acquired Rupert Favell & Co, and became William Hutton & Sons Ltd in 1893. Acquired Creswick & Co in 1902. Absorbed by James Dixon & Sons in 1930.

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Inscription: 'Robert Milner-Gulland, K.S. 1949-1954' & 'Nicholas Milner-Gulland, 1953-1957'. A pair of late Victorian silver mustard pots. Gadrooned borders, hinged lids and blue glass liners. Paired with spoons [T0001.064]

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Height: 8cm Weight: 266 grammes gross

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GB 2014

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  • English


  • Latin


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