This is a stunning English Victorian silver plated fruit or bread basket with fabulous engraved foliated and floral and decoration, circa 1880 in date.
It bears the makers mark of the silversmith Robert & Hall, Sheffield.
Add an elgant touch to your next dining experience.
In excellent condition with clear makers marks= and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 15 x Width 31 x Depth 31
Dimensions in inches:
Height 6 inches x Width 1 foot x Depth 1 foot
ROBERTS & HALL
active at Low St. Park and 51 Broad St, Sheffield. Succeeded to John Roberts. Amalgamated in 1852 in Roberts & Naylor
The attribution of the mark is hypothetical.
Various other marks are known with similar sets of symbols but different initials. Likely they have the same source, but only that of Thomas Wilkinson & Co (TW and “pelican”) can be identified with certainty. All other attributions are hypotheticals
Our reference: X0029