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Toast Rack in the manner of Dr Christopher DRESSER (1834-1904)


Code: 10697


H: 14.5cm (5.7")W: 9.5cm (3.7")L: 18.1cm (7.1")

A Silver Plated Geometric Triangle Toast Rack
In the manner of Dr Christopher DRESSER (1834-1904)
Electro Plate on Nickel Silver
Circa 1880's

Measures:- 18.1 cm x 14.5 cm x 9.5 cm

Provenance:- Private Collection, Oxfordshire

In the form of seven triangles conjoined on a frame with four bun feet. The central triangle with an inverted triangle above, forming the handle. Indistinctive maker's mark (<&...⅋>) with registration number "W1749".

For a toast rack of identical form, attributed to Dresser, see Lot 4, Christie's London, Sale of 30 June 2005 [Live Auction 5712], "Arts and Crafts with Liberty & Co." For a toast rack of similar form but with a diamond shaped frame, marked for Hukin & Heath (the design again attributed to Dresser), see Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2021.153.4)