Made by John Hardman & Co.
Mustard and pepper pot by John Hardman Powell, 18701871
© Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £12,000)
- Acquired in:
- H Blairman & Sons Ltd
Mustard is engraved with 'As mustard biteth ye tonge so sin ye conscience' and pepper with 'As spice without flavore so goode deede without intente'
Commissioned by Charles Lygon Cocks for his marriage to Josephine in 1870; latterly American trade; bought by Blairman's 1997