Antique Edwardian Silver Plated Cream Jug & Sugar Bowl (Barker Brothers c1910)
A fine quality antique Edwardian silver plated cream jug & sugar bowl. Each piece is of oval tapering form with four pleats around the outside & finished with a reeded rim. The sugar bowl has a harp shaped handle on each side & the cream jug has a matching handle & pouring spout. Stamped on the underside with the makers mark. Lovely fully usable collectors item.
Barker Brothers Silversmiths Ltd
Firm established in Birmingham in 1801 by Mary Barker. The business was continued by her son William Barker in partnership with Creed under the style Barker & Creed. In 1885 the firm traded under the style Barker Brothers at Unity Works, Paradise Street, Birmingham as a partnership of Herbert Edward Barker and Matthias Barker.
In 1903 they moved to new factory premises, Unity Works, Constitution Hill, Birmingham.
In 1907 the firm was converted into a limited liability company under the style Barker Brothers Silversmiths Ltd and in the 1960s, merging with Ellis & Co (Birmingham) Ltd, the firm changed to Barker Ellis Silver Co Ltd.
On January 2, 1979, the firm obtained a Federal registration in the USA for the trademarks Ellis & Co, Barker Ellis and Ellis Barker (the marks were cancelled in 1988).
The company went into administration in 1992.
The firm used the trade marks BRITANOID, UNITY PLATE and THE HYGENIA
L x W x H
Sugar bowl : - 192mm x 95mm x 85mm
Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age, use & polishing. No dings or dents & no loss of silver plating.
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