Stunning Birmingham 1904 English hallmarked solid silver and cut glass complete cruet set in stand by famous makers John Thomas Heath and John Hartshorne Middleton of the well known Hukin and Heath Company partnership, of the Arts and Crafts period. It comprises a salt, mustard pot with hinged lid, and pepperette (with star pierced top), as well as the two original matching mustard and salt spoons (with ball end finials), fitted into a three lobed silver stand standing on ball feet and having a split stemmed circular handle.
The cut glass portions are beautifully cut in a diamond pattern, and catch the light beautifully.
Unusually, all pieces are original to the set, including the spoons, with all pieces having matching full hallmarks.
Size-stand 3.5 inches by 4.5 inches; salt 1 5/8 inches diameter by 1.25 inches high; pepperette 1.25 inches diameter by 1 7/8 inches high; mustard 1.25 inches diameter(not including hinge) by 1 7/8 inches high.
Weight of stand only-90 ...show more description grams. Total weight-260 grams.
Bottom of stand also marked with the number 11990.
A very classic and elegant yet functional piece by important makers, with both glass and silver in very good condition, beautifully designed, and all complete as originally made.
A lovely set to complement the table, or to give as a gift, to be much appreciated.
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About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in 1900. At the time that this antique was being crafted, Edward VII , the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, was the King of England.
This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was Serpentine Antiques.