Antique Silver Victorian Rare Watering Can made in 1887

£2,400

A very rare Victorian silver watering can after the original design of Dr. Christopher Dresser. This piece is rare as most silver watering cans tend to be made in the early 1900s.

Date 1887
Made By William Thomas Wright & Frederick Davies
Location London
Stock Number W256x1
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W256x1
Date:
1887
Maker: William Thomas Wright & Frederick Davies
£2,400
Description

A very rare Victorian silver watering can after the original design of Dr. Christopher Dresser. This piece is rare as most silver watering cans tend to be made in the early 1900s.

The handle has a wicker covering, which makes it suitable for hot liquids as well as cold.

A similar example (missing the wicker handle) is shown in the pictures from the Brohan Museum in Berlin.

Dimensions: height 15.25 cm, width (from spout to handle) 17 cm, diameter (of drum) 8.5 cm; weight 10.5 troy oz.

 

Maker
William Thomas Wright & Frederick Davies

William Thomas Wright and Frederick Davies registered their first mark in Jan 1893 .

Their premises were in Oxford Street London

Delivery Details

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

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