Wine bottle holder

Ref: 00100
  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by Christopher Dresser (1834-1904)

    Manufactured by Hukin & Heath (various partnerships, 1855-1953)

  • Detail

    Electroplate, with ebonised wood handle

    15. 5 (overall length) x 19 (overall height) cm

    English (Birmingham). circa 1885

  • Marked

    Trade mark for Hukin & Heath, pattern number 3104 and design registration number 1343 (see right).  Initialled ‘RAL’ (see right).

  • Notes

    For an open-sided bottle holder of the same form, with the pattern number 3128, see Michael Whiteway, Christopher Dresser 1834-1904, 2001, no. 75.

    For a wooden-sided variant, reportedly registered in 1881, see Whiteway (op. cit.), no. 82.