Dating english candlesticks
Elkington partecipated in the Metalware section of the 1851 Great Exhibition held in Hyde Park in London in the specially constructed Crystal Palace. These are images of Elkington production exhibited at Crystal Palace obtained from "The Art Journal illustrated catalogue. London, George Virtue, 1851" Adie & Lovekin Angell Family Asprey & Co Atkin Brothers Barker Brothers E.
For example TOT could mean a piece produced in either June 1865 or June of 1891.Commencing in 1929 the year mark is replaced by the last two digits of the year, 30 standing for 1930. In 1871 Wedgwood adopted pattern numbers with the code letter prefixes.Some assistance in resolving the ambiguity in the two series is provided by the month letter. After 1891 the word ENGLAND is added to the WEDGWOOD mark continuing until 1908 when the words MADE IN ENGLAND replace it in all cases.The resulting mark was often uneven and sometime arced.In about 1769 he adopted the familiar mark with the name impressed from a single slug.