Barker Brothers Victorian 'Britanoid' Silver Plated Spirit Kettle

Ref: LA142642
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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.
340 mm
Complete and in very good condition, some rubbing exposing copper as one would expect on a silver plated item of this age.(see photos)
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