The Groom William is a stunning piece of English craftsmanship.
One of our finest luxury silver plate egg coddlers we have in our collection.
Unusual construction where his egg formed body can separate form the stand
total of 5 parts;
• 2 piece egg body has chased decorating around the twist opening
• Double sided spirt burner, has a small dent on the shallow side
• 4 egg frame rack has some silver tarnish
• Stand which has warlock designed legs structured on a triangle bass
He has an flower crest with ball finial
Hallmark on the body reads W D & Co. Made by William Devenport Birmingham
William is aged between 1938 -1948
Today this is a usable piece for all who enjoys serving eggs for breakfast, even a fabulous way to present boiled, scramble and poached eggs at brunch!
Add water and some essential oil and burn it with a tea light or indeed so wax melts
Serving your guests favourite snacks and indeed as originally intended to cook some eggs.
Width of stand: 13.5cm Height : 21.5cm Diameter of Egg: 11cm