A pair of unusually large William IV mustard pots with a contemporary pair of Indian colonial spoons by Matthies & Barron of Bombay.
These rare and large pots are gloriously decorated with shells, leaves and flowers and stand on three decorative hoof feet.
Pairs of mustard pots of this size are rare, and as the spoons are Indian colonial, probably a special order for an English Army mess table or for a wealthy English family living in India.
It is reasonably common to see salt cellars of this size but rare to see mustard pots.
Dimensions: width (from side to handle) 13 cm, diameter 9.1 cm, weight 17 troy oz.
William Elliott (1762 – 1854), son of William Elliott of Warwick Lane, London. Apprenticed to Richard Gardner of Silver Street Golden Square Middlesex goldsmith, Citizen and Goldsmith on payment of £7. Free, 1 April 1795.
Mark entered as plate worker, in partnership with J.W. Story, 6 October 1809. Address: 25 Compton Street, Clerkenwell. Second mark, alone 7 September 1813, same address. Described as silversmith in the apprenticeship to him of James Parkin, 6 October 1819 at the same address, and still there 1823 (apprenticeship of John Evans) and 5 January 1825, when his son Richard William was also bound to him. Livery, January 1822. Died 1854.
We provide worldwide postage/shipping and everything is fully tracked and insured. Purchases will be sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery, FedEx, Parcel Force, A-Z couriers; other delivery providers may be used in extenuating circumstances. We deliver to the address provided at the time of purchase but not to PO addresses, as a signature is required upon delivery.
Some countries levy import duties and local taxes. Payment of these is the purchaser’s responsibility and beyond the control of William Walter Antiques Ltd. When the container has reached the destination country, a customs representative will contact you for payment prior to delivery.
Import restrictions are applicable to some destinations, especially the import of products containing materials such as ivory and tortoiseshell. We cannot accept orders requiring shipment to any countries which implement such controls.
All items are checked and photographed prior to packaging, and we aim to dispatch 1-3 days after receiving cleared payment.
At the heart of William Walter Antiques is our dedication to providing our customers with beautiful silver of supreme quality, which celebrates all that is precious about sterling silver. Customer service also being paramount, our long-standing, devoted staff team go above and beyond the call of duty for all our clients. We believe it is this combination of passion and commitment that has kept our customers with us for many years.
We accept credit/debit cards or bank transfer. Please submit an enquiry below or contact us on:
+44 (0) 207 242 3248
Visit us at the London Silver Vaults
William Walter Antiques,
London Silver Vaults,
53-64 Chancery Lane,
London, WC2A 1QS
Mon – Fri: 10:00 – 17:00
Sat: 09:00 – 12.30
Enquire about this piece
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us by phone or email and one of the team will be happy to help