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Victorian sterling silver and cobalt blue glass lined jam pot. English hallmarks for Birmingham 1896; the silversmith mark is T.W, either Thomas White or T. Wilkinson & Sons of Birmingham, England.
The pierced silver canister shows off the blue glass liner handsomely, edged with a gadroon trim at both the top and bottom. The ebony finial is in the form of a pineapple, long considered a sign of prosperity and good hospitality in England. A ripe pineapple was difficult to obtain, and therefore a generous gift to offer your guests.
The lid is engraved with the letter C in Old English Script. The silver frame and the glass liner are both in good condition.
5 1/2” (14cm) high, 4 3/4” (12.1cm) diameter at the base.
238.6 grams silver weight.