Novelty Silver Mustard and Pepper Pots

Date: 1924

Maker: Cornelius Saunders & Francis Shepherd

Country: England

Stock Number: 9434


An attractive pair of sterling silver condiments modelled as Humpty Dumpty, the egg shaped character from the children’s nursery tale.

Weight of silver 31 grams, 1 troy ounce.

Height 4.5cm.

London 1924.

Maker Cornelius Saunders & Francis Shepherd.

Literature: The origins of Humpty Dumpty are unknown but this name was in use as far back as the 15th century. The nursery rhyme was first printed in 1810 and the egg shaped character became famous through the book “Alice Through the Looking Glass” by Lewis Carroll.

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