Elkington & Co. Recumbent Sighthound Paperweight ***SOLD***

The Whippet Company

A charming little piece dating from c.1859, this silver plated recumbent sighthound paperweight also looks beautiful sat on a mantelpiece or side table.

Lying on a rectangular base of foliage, it is in excellent condition.

Details

L 9cm W 4cm H 4.5cm

The Story

Founded in the 1830's by brothers George and Henry, Elkington & Co was one of the prime producers of silver plating receiving various Royal Warrants of Appointment and also an Imperial & Royal Warrant from the Emperor of Austria. The company operated independently until 1963 when it was taken over by British Silver Ltd.


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