Silver Dictionary' of A Small Collection of Antique Silver and Objects of vertu , a pages richly illustrated website offering all you need to know about antique silver, sterling silver, silverplate, Sheffield plate, electroplate silver, silverware, flatware, tea services and tea complements, marks and hallmarks, articles, books, auction catalogs, famous silversmiths Tiffany, Gorham, Jensen, Elkington , history, oddities This makes difficult the research of information for inexperienced people. The objective of this page is to help the visitors of the site in deciphering the marks of their British silverplate. A set of symbols imitating the shape of sterling silver hallmarking. These are "generic marks " used by various silverplate makers.
Set of 4 Antique Silver plate Candlesticks by Elkington & Co c.1860
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These items are not for sale and the descriptions, images and prices are for reference purposes only. You can reduce the number of items displayed by entering a keyword that must be included in the description of the item. Hallmarked Birmingham Length 15 cm. Good Elkington silver plate inkstand standish embossed decoration, with 2 silver plate lidded inkwells, and central classic decoration, marked to base, circa , some wear to plate, length 30 cm. Show 1 more like this. Elkington Victorian sterling silver asparagus tongs, hallmarked London , g.
Elkington & Co. (England) silver wares
The originators of silver-plating were George Richards Elkington and Henry Elkington who began their research in times of the Industrial Revolution. By the 's they had patented their processes and saw the technique of electro-plating brought to perfection. John Culme, in his Directory of Gold and Silversmiths, said that "Elkington Electroplate was soon accepted with the result that the firm allowed a number of manufacturers to use the technique under licence.
For weekly notifications of new arrivals in your categories of interest please click HERE. There is no mistaking the unique quality and design of this gorgeous centrepiece which features an unusual base with seated dragons and a central pedestal supporting a cut and frosted crystal bowl. Standing on tripartite feet and beautifully engraved with a central dedication to J.