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Offered for sale is this Barker Brothers electroplated silver spirit kettle (2 pint) complete with stand including retaining pins and chains. Stamped on the underside -'Britanoid' and their three star shamrock trademark, EP and a shield containing the letters BB/SLd.
Barker Brothers were one of the oldest firms of silversmiths originating from Birmingham. The Barker Brothers, also known as The Barker Ellis Silver Company, was established in 1801. The business is listed as Barker Brothers in the Post Office Directory of Birmingham from 1871 as Barker Brothers, the company became Barker Brothers Silversmiths Ltd in 1907.
The Barker Brothers enjoyed success during this period, and produced silverware from offices in both Birmingham and Chester, with the items crafted in Chester being created under the supervision of Herbert Edward Barker & Frank Ernest Barker themselves.
Complete and in very good condition, some rubbing exposing copper as one would expect on a silver plated item of this age.(see photos)
Verdi Art & Antiques has clarified that the Barker Brothers Victorian 'Britanoid' Silver Plated Spirit Kettle (10225 / LA142642) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 19th Century.
Free delivery to UK mainland via Royal Mail (2nd class signed for). Contact us for information on viewing, collection or alternative delivery options. Will ship worldwide please email us directly for delivery options.
Period : 19th Century, Victorian (1837 - 1901)
Material : Material, Silver, Silver Plated
Origin : British, English
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