Silver Plate Egg Coddler Antique Victorian c1890

Piers Rankin

PRA07584.a

This magnificent egg warmer is shaped like an egg and is perched upon three beautifully ornate legs. Beneath the body is a burner area to heat the contents. On top of the egg's lid is a hen with outstretched wings standing over her nest of eggs. Inside the egg is the coddler which can hold four eggs. This is a truly beautiful piece in very good condition.

Height: 23cm or 9 inches; Diameter: 12cm or 5 inches.
Weight: 640 grams or 20.83 ounces.