Albert is a hand made English silver plate egg coddler.
He has a plain body with detailed chicken legs and a simple ball finial, and contains the internal egg rack.
We could not find any makers marks on this piece.
We have aged him between 1850-1899.
Today this is a usable piece for all who enjoy serving eggs for breakfast, even a fabulous way to present boiled, scramble and poached eggs at brunch!
Alternatively use the cloche cover for lights out as a candle cover.
Add water and some essential oil and burn it with a tea light.
Serving treats - fill with cashew nuts, jellybeans or any of your favourite snacks.
Use it as a centrepiece for special occasions, or just plant some mint in it.
The list will be endless.