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Pair of Sterling Silver Goblets made in 1970


A nice and small pair of Charles I style goblets. They are in good condition with large early style hallmarks.

Date 1970
Made By Barker Ellis
Location Birmingham
Stock Number W197x20

Out of stock

Maker: Barker Ellis

A nice and small pair of Charles I style goblets made in 1970 by Barker Ellis of Birmingham.

They are in good condition with large early style hallmarks.

Each goblet will hold 175 ml of wine.

Dimensions: 11.9 x 7.2 cm; weight 9.5 troy oz.

Barker Ellis


Business established in Birmingham in 1801. The firm still possesses the original Boulton & Watt dies acquired during its early days of manufacturing. The business appears in an 1871 directory as Barker Brothers, silversmiths active in Paradise Street.

In 1903, they moved to new factory premises, Unity Works, Constitution Hill, Birmingham, where it remained until the 1980s maintaining a London showroom during the early part of the 20th century.

In 1907, the firm was converted into a limited liability company under the style Barker Brothers Silversmiths Ltd.

Levi & Salaman Ltd and its subsidiary Potosi Silver Co were incorporated by Barker Brothers in 1921.

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)


Mary Barker, 1801

Barker & Creed

William & Matthias Barker, until 1885

Barker Brothers, 1886 – 1907

Barker Brothers Silversmiths Ltd, 1907 amalgamated with Levi & Salaman, 1921, acquired Ellis & Co (Birmingham) Ltd, 1931

Barker Ellis Silver Co Ltd (from the 1960s) – not in business anymore.

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