Made by John Hardman & Co.

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

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 3DH
0121 348 8000

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