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elkington silver plated fruit bowl #38385

In Uncategorized on January 15, 2011 at 9:03 pm

This wonderful Elkington Silver Plate bowl is made in England and stamped as authentic #38385. Gadroon decoration in a circular dish or sometimes called scalloped fruit bowl, this was made circa 1965. Measurements are 3.7 cm high x 26.8 cm diameter, weighs 580 grams.  We have not cleaned the bowl, it comes with original patina.  Excellent condition – sure to be a beauty when polished.  Originally obtained from a non-smoking, no-pet estate, we ship fast.  Any questions or concerns can be routed to Lange Auction House at 305.240.9008 or langeauctionhouse@gmail.com.  The item is presently in Key West, FL.  Please allow for weather/shipping considerations.

Inventors of Silver Plating
The originators of silver-plating were George Richards Elkington and Henry Elkington who began their research in times of the industrial revolution. By the 1830’s they had patented their processes and 1840 saw the technique of electro-plating brought to perfection.


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