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Victorian Novelty Cast Silver Dog Pepper - Thomas Johnson, Frederick Edmonds     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11223
Period: Victorian
Year: 1895
Silversmith: Thomas Johnson (Dyer's Buildings)
Place: London
Price: $ 1 700.00
Weight: 41 grams
Dimensions: 8 cm
Condition: Excellent, snug fit of head, no repairs or damage.

Description: A beautifully modelled Victorian cast silver novelty pepper (or pepperette) of a running dog, with pull off pierced head. The dog is a delight to hold and use, the texture gives a pleasing feel, this is a fine quality item. The dog rests firmly on a table, no wobbles. Both the body and the head are clearly hallmarked, including makers mark FE in shaped punch for Thomas Johnson (Dyer's buildings), which was established in 1850, and was transferred to Sampson Mordan in 1898. Frederick Edmonds (FE makers mark used 1892-1898) joined the business in 1878, he took over full control in 1892 until his death in 1898, when his widow transferred the business to Sampson Mordan & Co. Thomas Johnson specialised in small novelty silver items, they supplied many top retailers, including Walter Thornhill, both locally and internationally.
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