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    antique victorian silver plated shell folding biscuit box by elkington 19thc

    Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC
    • Antique Antique Victorian Silver Plated Shell Folding Biscuit Box by Elkington 19thC

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    This is a beautiful Antique Victorian silver plated folding biscuit box, the base bearing the makers mark of the renowned retailer and silversmith Elkington & Co of Birmingham, dating from 1886 as well asas the Staniforth's Patent mark.

     

    It has a plain shell-shaped body sitting in a cast frame with the original interior hand-pierced dividers. The opening mechanism is as intricate as the shell decoration, it opens out into two halves and is held shut by gorgeous clasps at the top.
     
    This container could house anything from sweets to biscuits or trinkets.
     
    Whatever you choose to store in this lovely item you are sure to do it in style.
     

    Condition:
     
    In really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
     
     
    Dimensions in cm:
     
    Height 24 x Width 21 x Depth 13
     
    Dimensions in inches:
     
    Height 9 inches x Width 8 inches x Depth 5 inches
     

    Our reference: 09467
    Elkington& Co
    was a silver manufacturer fromBirmingham, England.
    The firm was founded byGeorge RichardsElkingtonand his brother, HenryElkington, in the1830s. It operated under the name G. R.Elkington& Co. until 1842, when a third partner, Josiah Mason, joined the firm. It operated asElkington, Mason, & Co. until 1861, when the partnership with Mason was terminated. The firm operated independently asElkington& 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.Elkingtonreceived various royal warrants of appointments. One of their most famous pieces is theelectrotypecopy of theJerninghamWine Cooler, at theVictoria & Albert Museum.

    Width (cm):
    21
    Height (cm):
    24
    Depth (cm):
    13
    Price: £750.00

    Please note that this price may NOT include delivery charges which the seller may charge extra for.

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    Regent Antiques Limited

    We are one of the UK's premier furniture dealers and have been trading in London for three decades. We specialise in English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelain, and decorative items both antique and contemporary. We exhibit our collection in classy showrooms in our large warehouse very close to the centre of London.

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