Mappin Webbs Silver Castor Princes Plate English Viribus Vertus Hallmarked
characteristics of Castor's are from early 1600 century onward these silver cylindrical with domed vessels were used for sprinkling powders typically sugars and spices to flavor food and drinks. Featured Castor, is by Mappin & Webb's Princes Plate Triple Deposit 31 W14819 Octagonal antique silver sifter vessel from the early 20th century. with etched hallmarks, maker's symbol, numbers. Filigree geometric designed. VIRIBUS VERTUS, symbol of Hand & Arrow, coat of arm. Aged, excellent, incredible patina, unpolished. 7.5 " h x 3.25" base diameter. It has pointy finial, and interior with engraving number 37. As seen on Downtown Abby TV Show.