Sellingantiques.co.uk Logo
 12,396 visitors today 172 antiques approved today
ANTIQUE NUMBER SA974551: Antique Monumental Victorian Oval Silver Plated Tray Walker & Hall C1880

Antique Monumental Victorian Oval Silver Plated Tray Walker & Hall C1880

£850    $1,102    €1,010
This is a momumental beautiful antique English Victorian Neo-classical oval silver-plated twin handled tray by the renowned silversmith Walker & Hall, circa 1880 in date.
 
 
This large oval silver plated tray has elegant engraved stylised c-scrolls and foliate and floral decoration. It has been masterfully engraved with ancient warriors, surrounded with a raised border, and centred with a heraldic crest, dated 1880. It has a decorative pair of handles with a beaded outer edge.
 
 
It is splendid and luxurious and will look fabulous on your sideboard with decanters and glasses.
 
 
The quality and craftsmanship throughout the piece are truly second to none.
 
 
Condition:
 
In excellent condition with clear makers marks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
 
 
Dimensions in cm:
 
Height 4.5 x Width 72.5 x Depth 18
 
 
Dimensions in inches:
 
Height 2 inches x Width 2 foot, 4 inches x Depth 7 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: A3225
 
...
Antique Number: SA974551
Dateline of this antique is 19th Century
Height is 4.5cm (1.8inches)
Width is 72.5cm (28.5inches)
Depth is 18cm (7.1inches)
Antique #SA974551, showcased on this page, originates from the 19th century. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
19th Century
Famous composers historic timeline graphic to help to give historical context to the date of this antique.
ANTIQUE NUMBER SA974551
CONTACT DETAILS OF SELLER:
REGENT ANTIQUES PROFILE PHOTO WHICH LINKS TO DEALER PAGE
LAPADA antiques trade association logo. This dealer is a member. CINOA antiques trade association logo. This dealer is a member.
Regent Antiques
We specialise in English and Continental furniture, silver, porcelain and decorative items.
Regent Antiques is also an antique trade association member of LAPADA CINOA
London
United Kingdom
TELEPHONE SELLER
020 8809 9605 or
020 8802 3900
EMAIL SELLER
EXTRA RESOURCES
HISTORIC TIMELINE OPTIONS