Antique Pair Victorian Silver plate Wine Coasters by Elkington 19th C

GBP 325.00

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Object Description

This is a very attractive pair of antique Victorian silverplate wine coasters that bear the makers mark of the renowned silversmith Elkington and date from circa 1880.

They feature an attractive cast tulip shaped design. The coasters have turned mahogany bases with a central silverplate boss that is engraved with the family crest.

Add an elegant touch to your next dining experience.

In excellent condition commensurate with age.

Dimensions in cm:
Height 5 x Width 18 x Depth 18

Dimensions in inches:
Height 2.0 x Width 7.1 x Depth 7.1

Elkington & Co
was a silver manufacturer from Birmingham, England.

The firm was founded by George Richards Elkington and his brother, Henry Elkington, in the 1830s. It operated under the name G. R. Elkington & Co. until 1842, when a third partner, Josiah Mason, joined the firm. It operated as Elkington, Mason, & Co. until 1861, when the partnership with Mason was terminated. The firm operated independently as Elkington & Co. from 1861 until 1963. It was then taken over by British Silverware, Ltd. In 1971 British Silverware, Ltd. became a subsidiary of Delta Metal Co. Ltd.

Over the course of history, it became very successful and was one of the prime producers of silver plating. Elkington received various royal warrants of appointments. One of their most famous pieces is the electrotype copy of the Jerningham Wine Cooler, at the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Our reference: A1452

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