Item 001/070 - Pair of pepper shakers

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GB 2014 WS-04-TRO-001/070


Pair of pepper shakers


  • 1889 (Creation)

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2 pepper casters

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Silversmiths active 1831-1943. Thomas Bradbury had been a partner in Watson & Co, originally Fenton, Creswick & Co (est. c. 1789). When William Watson retired in 1831, the business was continued but Thomas Bradbury and his son under the name Thomas Bradbury & Son. In 1855, changed its name to Thomas Bradbury & Sons. Became Thomas Bradbury & Sons Ltd in 1905. Closed in 1943 and dies and tooling were bought by Atkin Brothers.

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Pair of pepper casters, engraved with a bird of prey

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Height: 11cm Weight: 133 grammes gross

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GB 2014

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  • English


  • Latin


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