Christopher Dresser Silver Double Bowl Elkington & Co 1883


Normally this bowl is found in silver plate but this one is in silver. A Christopher Dresser design made by Elkington and Co with a double bowl and central handle. Of typical Dresser style it is both elegant, plain but very modern looking for its creation date of 1883.

A design truly ahead of its time. The twin oval bowls with straight tapering sides, each bowl has an inward scroll to the outside rim, C scroll strap handle to the central join.


The same model in electroplated silver can be found within the Victoria & Albert Musuem Collection. Their museum number M.14-1970

Weight: 315 grams.
Height: 16cms
Depth: 17 cms front to back
Width: 21 cms
Condition: Hallmarks are a little worn but dechiperable. Stag motif to each side of the bowl. Some rough soldering possible old repair to area where bowls join central handle.

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