29 May 2002
A SILVER AND MIXED-METAL MUSTARD POT AND SPOON
Marked Dominick & Haff, 1881
In the Japanesque taste, of squat globular form applied with copper birds, foliage and a lizard, against a spot-hammered finish, the hinged cover applied with a copper butterfly and spider with a square finial; the spoon engraved with foliage and applied with a copper leaf.
3½in. (9cm.) across; total weight 4oz. (125gr.) (2)
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