An excellent sterling silver mustard pot of circular form with a hinged lid by the highly regarded Benjamin Smith. The body and lid have pretty hand engraved decoration with flowers and scrolls and to the front there is a crest of a stag encircled by a snake. Original blue glass liner. Weight 153 grams, 4.9 troy ounces. Height 8.5 cms. Diameter of base 7.5 cms. London 1849. Maker Benjamin Smith.