Small EP meat cover with armorial. Item 3984.
This small EP meat cover was made by William Hutton & Sons of Sheffield in the period 1864-90. The engraved armorial features a cross crosslet in a belted garter carrying the Latin motto “Justum et Tenacem”. This translates as”Just and Persevering”. This family motto was used by both MacKnight, or McKnight, and Colthurst. The length is 240mm, the width 186mm and it stands 150mm high. The handle is removeable for cleaning and there is a small hanger so that it could be hung on the wall, out of the way.