Antique English Silver Plated 4 Place Egg Coddler (Joseph Rodgers & Sons. c1900)
a fine quality antique Edwardian silver plated egg coddler. Large egg shaped plain body raised on three curved legs. On top of the body is a nicely shaped rim with a domed lift off lid & circular finial on the top. Inside is a removable four compartment egg stand with a lifting handle in the centre. At the bottom of the coddler is an attached circular tray with a removable spirit warmer sat in the centre to keep the eggs warm at the dining table. Stamped on the underside of the tray with the makers mark. Lovely collectors item.
Joseph Rodgers & Sons
A famous firm of cutlers and silversmiths founded in Sheffield in 1682. It was converted under the style of Joseph Rodgers & Sons Ltd in 1871. The factory was at 6 Norfolk Street, Sheffield and a showroom at 60 Holborn Viaduct, London. New large works were opened in 1899 at River Lane, Sheffield. The firm was active also in Sheaf Island Works, in Middlewood Forge and in Pond Hill Works. George Rodgers was the son of Joseph Rodgers and participated to the partnership Joseph Rodgers & Sons. George Rodgers & Co active at 13 Norfolk Lane, Sheffield in 1852 was possibly linked to him and to Joseph Rodgers family
Excellent condition with light surface marks that are consistent with genuine age, use & polishing. There are no dings or dents no loss of silver plating.
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