An Edwardian Silver Two-Handle Tray
An Edwardian Silver Two-Handle Tray
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Edwardian Silver Two-Handled Tray made in 1907

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An elegant Edwardian silver two-handled tray. The tray has a raised border with a shaped rim, and the lancet shaped handles have bifurcated scroll junctions.  

Date 1907
Made By Roberts & Belk Ltd
Location Sheffield
Stock Number W79x23

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W79x23
Date:
1907
Maker: Roberts & Belk Ltd
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Description

An elegant Edwardian silver two-handled tray made in 1907 by Roberts & Belk of Sheffield. It also has the engraving on the underside of Penlington & Batty Liverpool.

The tray has a raised border with a shaped rim, and the lancet shaped handles have bifurcated scroll junctions.

Dimensions: main body 57 x 41 cm, length handle to handle 66.5 cm

Maker
Roberts & Belk Ltd

The firm was established as Furniss, Poles & Turner. The first hallmark was entered in Sheffield Assay Office as “plate worker, Furnival Street, Sheffield” on December 20, 1810.

From c. 1822 to 1945 the firm traded as William Briggs (hallmark entered as Plate Worker, Button Lane on August 14, 1822). Later, William Briggs entered in partnership with Samuel Roberts and Joseph Slater.

In 1845, the firm, trading as Roberts & Slater, silver and electroplate manufacturers, entered its hallmark in Sheffield Assay Office (September 1, 1845. Address: Furnivall Street).

After the retirement of Joseph Slater (1858), the activity was continued until 1863 under the style Roberts & Briggs (hallmark entered on September 1, 1859).

In 1863, after the retirement of William Briggs, the firm changed to Roberts & Belk (the new partner was Charles Belk). Its first hallmarks were entered in Sheffield Assay Office on February 1, 1864.

In 1879, after the retirement of Samuel Roberts, the activity was continued solely by Charles Belk maintaining the style Roberts & Belk.

Besides the Sheffield factory, the firms were active also in London, with showrooms at 28 Ely Place, Holborn (1858) and later at Gresham House, 24 Holborn Viaduct (1883).

In 1901, the firm became Roberts & Belk Ltd and in 1961 was bought by C.J. Vander Ltd.

Delivery Details

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All items are checked and photographed prior to packaging, and we aim to dispatch 1-3 days after receiving cleared payment.

Delivery Charges:
For the UK £15.00
For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
The charges are subject to change

About William Walter Antiques

At the heart of William Walter Antiques is our dedication to providing our customers with beautiful silver of supreme quality, which celebrates all that is precious about sterling silver. Customer service also being paramount, our long-standing, devoted staff team go above and beyond the call of duty for all our clients. We believe it is this combination of passion and commitment that has kept our customers with us for many years.

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