A Pair of Elkington & Company Lidded Confitures

H: 15 in / 37 cm


The silver-plated vases bear to the underside, Elkington & Co marks, and the date letter for 1873. The circular bases rise on three spun feet, having three tritons blowing on conch shells set about central columns; the ovoid lidded bodies are decorated with tracery, have inlets for spoons and are surmounted by models of the young Poseidon, holding tridents.
Dated 1873

REF No. 8975

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