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Antique Silver Owl Pepper Shakers

Sterling Silver Owl Pepperettes - Antique Victorian

An exceptional, fine and impressive, pair of antique Victorian English cast sterling silver pepperettes / peppers modelled in the form of owls - boxed; an addition to our collectable silver collection

SKU C6307


These exceptional antique Victorian cast sterling silver peppers are realistically modelled in the form of owls/owlets.

These antique owl pepper shakers have been embellished with details reproducing the birds' plumage and anatomical features.

Each piece retains the original, hallmarked push fit cover/head ornamented to the upper portion with pierced 'pepper' holes.

The cover of these silver owl shaped peppers are further ornamented with the original bead eyes.

The interior of each piece retains the original gilding.

These fine examples of antique silverware are fitted to the original hinged leatherette box with satin and velvet lined interior and secures with a hinged catch.

The interior of the box bears the retailer's mark 'Page, Keen & Page, Goldsmiths, Plymouth'.

These impressive pepperettes would sit well together with C6051 mustard pot, creating a composite condiment set.

Maker: Richards & Brown (Edward Charles Brown)

Date: 1872

These antique silver owl pepper shakers are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The original box is in presentation condition.

The cast decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each owl and part hallmarks to the covers are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique silverware.

Length 3.3cm/1.3"

Width 3.4cm/1.3"

Height 7.3cm/2.9"

3 troy ounces/92.5g

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