Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette

THOMAS JOHNSON II, LONDON (worked from 1886)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver 'Bird' Pepperette

1882 London, England

Offered by AC Silver

£1,695 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian cast sterling silver pepperette has been realistically modelled in the form of a chick.

This impressive silver bird pepperette has been embellished with details reproducing the fine definition of the plumage and facial features.

This sterling silver piece retains the original hallmarked push fit cover/head which features pierced 'pepper' holes.

The cover of this antique chick shaped pepper shaker is further ornamented with bead eyes.

Such large and original period examples are becoming increasingly difficult to locate.

Dimensions

Length 9.2cm/3.6"
Width 4cm/1.6"
Height 8.4cm/3.3"

Weight

4.3 troy ounces/135g


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This antique silver bird pepperette is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast decoration is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the chick's tail feathers and sleeve of the cover/head are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Thomas Johnson II

Date: 1882

Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9057 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 8.40 cm (3.31 inches)
Width 4.00 cm (1.57 inches)
Depth 9.20 cm (3.62 inches)
Weight 4.30oz t (133.73g)
Stock Code
A9057
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Victorian English sterling silver pepperette modelled in the form of a bird / chick; an addition to our animal related silverware collection
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Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the chick's tail feathers and sleeve of the cover/head are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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