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Mustard pot

Mustard pot

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Molinet, Egide (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, engraved...

  • Credit Line:

    The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Sir Arthur Gilbert and his wife Rosalinde formed one of the world's great decorative art collections, including silver, mosaics, enamelled portrait miniatures and gold boxes. Arthur Gilbert donated his extraordinary collection to Britain in 1996.

Physical description

Silver mustard pot of ribbed baluster form with hinged covers and scroll handles. It is decorated with female masks, flowers and scrolls.

Place of Origin

Belgium (made)


ca. 1765 (made)


Molinet, Egide (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, engraved...

Descriptive line

Mustard pot. Silver. Egide Molinet, Belgium, ca.1765.




Engraving (incising)


Metalwork Collection

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