DescriptionAN ELKINGTON & CO. VICTORIAN SILVER-PLATED REPOUSSÉ BISCUIT BOX
Elkington & Co., Birmingham, England, circa 1860
Marks: ELKINGTON & CO, E & CO (crowned), E, &, CO, R, 13184
9-3/4 inches high x 6-1/4 inches diameter (24.8 x 15.9 cm)
The box of cylindrical-form with rounded bottom, hinged domed lid with finial of lion rampant with engraved shield and overhang flange, the whole with stylized beaded decoration bordering flowers on branches of undulating acanthus leaves on a textured ground, lion head mounted loop handles to either side, raised on segmented legs with fan-form feet mounted with female masks.
Loss/rubbing to plating on top of lid and sporadically throughout body, expected surface scratching and general wear appropriate for age.
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