A very good quality late Victorian silver plated wine or Champagne pourer, by Walker & Hall, circa 1880 in date.
It features an extendable handle and butterfly screw locking mechanism.
handle and collar. The scroll handle leads down to a circular beaded base.
Add this lovely pourer to enhance your dining experience.
In excellent condition with clear makersmarks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 29 x Width 14 x Depth 14
Height 35 x Depth 14
Dimensions in inches:
Height 11 inches x Width 5 inches x Depth 5 inches
Height 1 foot, 2 inches x Depth 5 inches
Walker & Hall
the business was established in Sheffield in 1845 by George Walker who become an assistant of Dr John Wright. Dr John Wright had conducted important experiments on electroplating, Walker secured the royalty of electroplating for Sheffield.
The business was joined by Henry Hall and became in 1853 Walker & Hall. The factory was at Howard Street, Sheffield, while showrooms were opened in 45 Holborn Viaduct, London. Branches were opened in Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Cardiff, Belfast, Hull, Bristol, Melbourne and Adelaide (Australia), Cape Town (South Africa).
Walker & Hall was converted into a limited liability company in 1920 under the style Walker & Hall Ltd and combined in 1963 under the British Silverware Ltd with Mappin & Webb and Elkington & Co. Walker and Hall Sheffield were primarily Sheffield Makers, but items with Birmingham, London and Chester Assay Marks can also be found.
Our reference: X0040