John Wendt (attr) Antique Sterling Silver Mustard Pot, NYC, c. 1870
This sweet condiment pot is beautifully constructed. It has a hinged, circular stepped cover with a ball finial and a cutout for a mustard spoon or ladle. The four feet terminate with paws and are attached to the spherical body with architectural designs and hanging rectangular loops. One side is monogrammed 'JMK.'
This lovely condiment pot is stamped underneath with the sterling standard '925/1000' within a shield - a mark attributed to John Wendt from New York City. It measures 3.5 inches across the handle by 3.25 inches high, weighs 3.70 troy ounces and is in very good/ excellent antique condition.