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Dumfries Silver Collection

Joseph Pearson

Mustard pot

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Maker’s mark: “IP”

Other marks: anchor, wheat sheaf

 

Mustard seeds came from Asia.  The ancient Greeks used them as a medicine and flavouring.  The Romans developed the prepared mustards we know today by mixing unfermented grape juice with ground mustard seeds.

Materials/Media:
silver, glass
Dimensions:
length 80mm, width 60mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1996.20
Digital Number:
DMSW067a-d
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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