Exceptional Cut Glass Biscuit Barrel by Walker & Hall

Exceptional Cut Glass Biscuit Barrel by Walker & Hall

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Exceptional Cut Glass Biscuit Barrel by Walker & Hall
Exceptional Cut Glass Biscuit Barrel by Walker & Hall
Exceptional Cut Glass Biscuit Barrel by Walker & Hall
Exceptional Cut Glass Biscuit Barrel by Walker & Hall

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  • $1,400.00

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The cut glass work of this Biscuit Barrel is simply exceptional. The dragooned silver plate lid is also a lovely feature. It is a stunning example of the exquisite cut glass work that was employed by the finest craftsmen of the period and deserves to have the makers mark of Walker and Hall - one of the finest silversmith in London - then and now! Traditionally Biscuit Barrels would be be the elegant receptacle for the biscuits (similar to American crackers but sweeter) served at tea time. As the tea services became more elaborate and ritualized, more elegant the Biscuit Barrels were needed. We currently have a collection of over 100 Biscuit Barrels - ranging from the traditional cut glass versions, to ones with elaborate etched designs, rare colours and unique designs incorporated in wooden barrels. Please contact us in you are looking for something in particular. Biscuit Barrels make great wedding presents, elegant display pieces for marble collections of marbles, match books and even have been known to store Christmas ornaments!

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • MWBB003
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Glass
  • Maker
  • Walker & Hall
  • Year
  • 1890
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 5.5 inches
  • Height: 7.5 inches
  • Depth: 0 inch
  • Weight: 0 pound
  • Condition
  • Excellent
  • Material
  • glass, silver plate

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