AN ELIZABETH II SILVER NOVELTY PIG CONDIMENT SET, B S E PRODUCTS, LONDON, 1983, RETAILED BY ASPREY
comprising: two cast and realistically modelled pigs; one with detachable head for pepper, the other with hinged hide for salt, the salt spoon modelled as its tail, and a trough and spade-like spoon for mustard
the pigs 7.6cm., 3in. long
227.5gr., 7oz. 6dwt.
All pieces well modelled and of nice heavy gauge. Good original condition with original case almost as new.
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An almost identical set, with matching pig pen, was sold Sotheby's, New York, 16 April 2019, lot 157.