Rare Christopher Dresser double bowl with central handle Elkington & Co 1883
Christopher Dresser Designed silver bowl 1883
Rare Christopher Dresser double bowl. Examples of this bowl are usually 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: 345 grams
Height: 16 cms
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.