Rare Walker & Hall Sheffield 1900's Hallmarked Antique Silver Salt Cellar

Rare Walker & Hall Sheffield 1900's Hallmarked Antique Silver Salt Cellar
Brand: Etsy - LSVintageandRetro
Color: Silver
65 GBP
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Antique Silver Salt Cellar - This antique item remains fully functional. Light wear consistent with age. The hallmark is very clear as per photos. 5cm high & 5cm diameter 39 grams weight W&H into a pennant Walker & Hall Sheffield 1900’s hallmarked. History of this Company : The business was established in Sheffield in 1845 by George Walker. Becoming an assistant of Dr. John Wright who had conducted important experiments on electroplating Walker secured the royalty of electroplating for Sheffield. The business was joined by Henry Hall & became in 1853 Walker & Hall. The factory was at Howard Street, Sheffield, while showrooms were opened in 45 Holborn Viaduct, London. Branches were opened in Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Cardiff, Belfast, Hull, Bristol, Melbourne & Adelaide (Australia), Cape Town (South Africa), Wellington (1911) & Auckland (1914) in New Zealand. Walker & Hall was converted into a limited liability company in 1920 under the style Walker & Hall Ltd & combined in 1963 under the British Silverware Ltd with Mappin & Webb & Elkington & Co. Walker & Hall Sheffield were primarily Sheffield Makers, but items with Birmingham, London & Chester Assay Marks can also be found. ( This item may need cleaning but we do not like to disturb our antique silver ware as collectors prefer to purchase as we find these items) Ref. 2377 Rare Walker & Hall Sheffield 1900’s Hallmarked Antique Silver Salt Cellar