Elkington Centerpiece and Mirror Plateau. England C. 1875
Antique 19th century English silver plate centerpiece on mirror plateau. England C. 1875 by Elkington & Co. The centerpiece with a pair of entwined palm trees supporting nine palm leaves, all on a rocky base depicting two whippets. The circular plateau of rocaille inspiration with foliage decoration. For similar Elkington examples, see The Age of Elkington (page 149), The Silversmiths of Birmingham, Kenneth Crisp Jones. Height: approximately 18 ½ inches. Diameter of base: approximately 15 ½ inches.