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The original cut glass containers have a cylindrical tapering form with stepped shoulders with hobnail decoration to the upper portion and fluted decoration to the lower portion of the body.
The circular spreading base of each piece has star cut ornamentation to the underside.
Each vessel of this fine Georgian cruet set is fitted with the original impressive hallmarked plain sterling silver mount.
The mounts to each oil/vinegar bottle are encircled with subtle bands of tooled decoration.
The upper rim of the shaker and mustard pot mounts are embellished with gadroon decorated borders.
The shaker and mustard pot retain the original imposing hallmarked push fit domed covers, embellished fluted decoration and surmounted with silver finials encircled with leaf decoration.
Each of the bottles has a sterling silver lipped pouring collar, and is fitted with the original push fit glass stopper.
The large oil/vinegar bottles are fitted with substantial scrolling handles embellished with two bands of gadroon decoration.
The components of this impressive antique set are displayed on the hallmarked plain serpentine style form stand.
The stand is ornamented a gadroon decorated border around the rim.
The stand incorporates the original thread decorated detachable hallmarked frame with eight receiver rings and four stopper rings held on four column style supports.
The frame secures to the underside of the stand with four wing nuts.
The frame incorporates a central incurved shaped carrying handle embellished with further gadroon style decoration accented with a scrolling leaf, lobed and floral motif decoration to the terminal.
This impressive, original stand is supported by four impressive Regency style feet.
Height to top of handle 22.5cm/8.9"
Height to top of finial 13.3cm/5.25"
Height to top of handle 18.7cm/7.3"
Height to top of stopper 16cm/6.3"
24 troy ounces/746g (stand and frame only)
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Origin: London, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear