Competition will be for the prettiest cruet set.
A table by the bedside, covered in a clean white cloth, held two lighted blessed candles, a crucifix, a cruet of holy water and a sprinkler.
George lunged for the cruet set; Melanie for the butter dish; Nat was frantically hoarding toothpicks.
The cruet set is marked, and an inventory of 1799 lists a vinagrera de gallos (rooster cruet set).
Haven't got a cruet set, mind, but then again I'm not sure I'd know what to do with one if I did.
The maker's mark is that of Samuel Wood, a caster and cruet frame maker who rarely employed chased decoration.
‘I've got my eye on a salt and pepper cruet set - they're only £18,’ she said.
Illustrated in the book is a table with a flower arrangement, special breakfast cruets , small linen napkins, and a porcelain breakfast service.
The sacristians were in the sacristy to see all was in order, vestments laid out, candles lit, cruets filled with water and wine.
He also worked on virtually every form of vessel, large and small, from salts and cruets to beakers to candelabra, and from tureens to rose water sprinklers.