Object Description

A stylish 1930’s silver plated tray with plain style and curved ends. Very useful size. Length 45 cms. Width 13 cms. Circa 1900. Maker Walker & Hall.

Biography – Walker & Hall. This business was started in 1845 by George Walker when he secured the royalty for electroplating at Sheffield. The business was joined by Henry Hall and became Walker & Hall in 1853. The factory was at Howard Street, Sheffield and showrooms were at 45 Holborn Viaduct, London. Branches were later opened throughout Great Britain and worldwide. Walker & Hall was converted into a limited liability company Walker & Hall Ltd in 1920 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. CHRONOLOGY: Walker & Co, 1845-1848 Walker, Coulson & Hall, 1848-1853 Walker & Hall 1853-1920 Walker & Hall Ltd, 1920-the present part of British Silverware Ltd, 1963-1971 a subsidiary of Mappin & Webb Ltd, a member of Sears Holdings Ltd since 1971

Object Condition

This useful tray is in good condition with no damage or restoration. The silver plate has some light scratching and there is a minor dent on one border (this tray can be reburbished before shipping if requested).

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item

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Dealer Location

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The London Silver Vaults
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