Four-piece cruet

Ref: 2343
  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by Dr Christopher Dresser (1834-1904)

    Manufactured by Elkington & Co. (1824-1968)

  • Detail

    Electroplated metal, and glass

    15.5 x 16 x 13 cm

    Designed 9 January 1885

    English (Birmingham), 1886

  • Marked

    Pattern number 17285, marks for Elkington & Co. and date letter for 1886 (see below)

  • Provenance

    English private collection

  • Literature

    Adrian Tillbrook, Christopher Dresser: Designs for Elkington’, The Journal of the Decorative Arts Society 1850 –The Present, 9 (1985), p. 27, pl. 9b (for an illustration of the design drawing for this model: design number 17285)

  • Notes

    No other example of this model is recorded

    The mustard spoon is a replacement