An early 20th century silver muffineer in the classic baluster style popular from the early 1700 period. Britannia standard silver*. Large size. Lovely plain style. The top has a bayonet fitting and has two panels of pretty piercing.
Weight 396 grams, 12.7 troy ounces.
Height 20.5 cms.
Maker D & J Wellby.
Biography – Daniel & John Wellby, London silversmiths. The partnership originated as Joseph & John Wellby 1827-28 and continued by John Wellby 1st mark 1834. D & J Wellby entered their first mark 1863 and became a limited company in 1896/7. The company remained under family management until it ceased trading in 1973/4.