Sterling Silver Birmingham Tea Caddy Spoon. 1877.


Sterling Silver 1877 Birmingham Tea Caddy Spoon.
Beautifully handcrafted.
n 1851 Elkington & Co exhibited to great acclaim at the Great Exhibition held at Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London, organised by Prince Albert and Henry Cole as an international showcase for modern technology and industrial achievement.

When George Richards Elkington died in 1865, his company employed nearly a thousand workers and was established as the leading electroplate company in the world.

The Elkington company held Royal Warrants for Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, Queen Alexandra, King George V, Queen Mary, King Edward VIII and King George VI.

In 1963 Elkington & Co combined with Walker & Hall and Mappin & Webb under the company name of British Silverware Ltd.

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