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"Metallic; Glass"

Pickle jar

Cylindrical shaped jar, with rayed base. Three vertical ribs divide the pattern into sections, each containing a floral spray with stippled ground. The flowers resemble a lily. Borders, above and below the main design are in a fan and bead design. The silver-plated stand, cover and suspended pickle tongs are probably by the Meriden Britannia Co., Hamilton, Ontario, or the Toronto Silver Plate Co. Excavations at the sites of Trenton glassworks in 1964 resulted in the identification of additional Nova Scotia glass from shards. (per Kathleen Campbell, Curator Emerita)

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Claret jug

The glass jug is cut around the bowl in five horizontal rows of an alternating square and cross design; The two rows above and below the centre row are of graduating size and perspective; Spout of jug is silver and has a moulded rim and curved pouring lip; Hinged cover has a looped vine and grape finial for lifting; Handle is silver and cast in a vine design with leaves; Elongated neck of jug is encased within a cast openwork sheath of vine and grape design

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Condiment set

Footed, triangular condiment stand with chamfered corners holding three faceted glass containers: open salt, silver-mounted pepper and mustard. Each item of silver is hallmarked. Design in the style of Christopher Dresser. The maker’s mark is yet to be identified (per Kathleen Campbell, Curator Emerita)

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