Marked by Elkington & Co. (English)
Object Place: Europe, Birmingham, England
Overall: 73.7 cm (29 in.) Other (Overall; base): 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; silver-plated, red marble topped
Not On View
Gueridon. Early Victorian circular, silver-plated, red marble topped table, with pierced gallery, on a stand decorated with foliations, shell motives and female masks, supported by out-scrolling members on trilateral supports flanking grotesque masks and escutcheons engraved with crests. Well hallmarked.
ARMORIALS: engraved on each plaque in between the three legs, an unidentified crest (?a hand holding a scroll of paper?).
Underneath one foot, a series of marks: maker's mark E&Co with a crown above; E & Co in three separate squares; E (Part of a mark or a date letter?).Underneath another foot, stamped number 8904s. Underneath the base, registry mark for 23 November 1862, Class I, Parcel 3.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour