A charming solid silver cruet set modelled as three seated frogs. The set made up of a salt, pepper and mustard pot all with realistic garnet eyes. The mustard pot hinged at the frogs neck to reveal a green glass liner with silver gilt spoon modelled as the frog's tongue. Fully hallmarked with date letter and maker's mark.
Height: 5 cm
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
Materials: Solid Silver
In 2019, silversmiths continued to uphold the rich tradition of crafting exquisite silverware while embracing contemporary design trends. The year witnessed a diverse range of styles, from traditional and ornate pieces to minimalist and avant-garde creations. Many silversmiths incorporated sustainable practices, responding to the growing demand for eco-friendly artistry. Collaborations between silversmiths and other artisans resulted in unique interdisciplinary works, showcasing the versatility of silver as a medium. The digital age also influenced the industry, with artists using online platforms to showcase their work, connect with a global audience, and participate in virtual exhibitions. In 2019, silversmiths demonstrated a commitment to both heritage and innovation, ensuring the enduring allure of their craft.