Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath

Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath

Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath
Vintage Circa 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack by Hukin & Heath This is a lovely antique Victorian articulated silver plate letter/toast rack by the renowned designer Christopher Dresser and C 1881 in date. With the makers mark H & H for Hukin & Heath, the firm is well known for its production in the 1870s and 1880s of silver and electroplated wares under the guidance of Dr. The last photo shows one in the current 2016-17 Millers Antique Guide It bears the Victorian Lozenge registration mark with which you can work out the actual date of manufacture. The craftsmanship and finish are of the highest quality. Condition: In excellent condition with some minor wear to silver plate on its base visible in the photos, the carry handle has a very slight kink on the vertical rod, some minor tarnishing and very light surface scratches in places but overall very nice considering its age Dimensions in cm: Height 13 x Width 15 x Depth 11 Dimensions in inches: Height 5 inches x Width 6 inches x Depth 4 inches Christopher Dresser (4 July 1834 in Glasgow 24 November 1904 in Mulhouse) was a designer and design theorist, now widely known as one of the first and most important, independent, designers and was a pivotal figure in the Aesthetic Movement, and a major contributor to the allied Anglo-Japanese or Modern English style; both originated in England and had long lasting international influence. Some of Dressers metalwork designs are still in production, such as his oil and vinegar sets and toast rack designs, now manufactured by Alessi and Alberto Alessi goes so far as to say Dresser’knew the techniques of metal production better than any designer who has come to Alessi’ Hukin & Heath The firm, active as manufacturing silversmiths and electroplaters, was established in Birmingham in 1855. In 1875 the firm entered its mark in Birmingham Assay Office, while in 1879 the founders Jonathan Wilson Hukin and John Thomas Heath entered their mark in London Assay Office. The firm was active at Imperial Works, Great Charles Street, Birmingham and in the showrooms at 19 Charterhouse Street, London. Hukin retired in 1881 and in 1886 J. Heath continued the partnership with John Hartsghorne Middleton. In 1904 the business was converted into a limited liability company under the style Hukin & Heath Ltd. The firm went out of business in 1953. The firm is well known for its production in the 1870s and 1880s of silver and electroplated wares under the guidance of Dr. The item “Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath” is in sale since Wednesday, September 27, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver”. The seller is “dfauxfx” and is located in Torquay. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Mexico, Singapore.
  • Product: Toast Racks
  • Age: 1900-1940
  • Maker: Hukin & Heath
  • Composition: Solid Silver

Vtg C 1881 Christopher Dresser Silver Plate 2555 Letter/Toast Rack Hukin & Heath

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