Mustard and pepper pot by John Hardman Powell

Made by John Hardman & Co.


Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £12,000)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
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'

Provenance

Commissioned by Charles Lygon Cocks for his marriage to Josephine in 1870; latterly American trade; bought by Blairman's 1997

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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