If you think that the egg cup in the picture below is a bit unusual, you are correct.
It is not actually an egg cup (although it works very well as one). It is in fact a Silver Claret Jug component.
It is bad isn’t it when a silversmith has not got a proper egg cup and has to make do! It is a bit like the shoemaker’s children – usually poorly shod.
The good news is I am busy actually making a batch of Silver Claret Jugs – the real thing in which to serve your favourite wine.