Cruet Stand (England), ca. 1885
This is a cruet stand. It was designed by Christopher Dresser. It is dated ca. 1885 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is silver-plated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
It is credited
Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion.
Its dimensions are
Overall: 13.1 x 11 x 11 cm (5 3/16 x 4 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamped on underside: S (in circle) / 17286 / E&Co. (in sheild) / E (in Gothic style) & Co. O (in lozenge) / ELKINGTON&Co.
It is inscribed
Engraved on front of one circular container: "BENT HILL RESTAURANT" within circular, belt-like surround.
Cite this object as
Cruet Stand (England), ca. 1885; Designed by Christopher Dresser (British, 1834–1904); silver-plated metal; Overall: 13.1 x 11 x 11 cm (5 3/16 x 4 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion; 1993-134-1