Antique Victorian Wine Bottle Case by Favell, Elliott & Co.
Antique Victorian British Wine Bottle Case by Favell, Elliott & Co.
This piece of Victoriana was a table decoration case to hide an open bottle of wine as it was deemed crude and unattractive at the time to have alcohol openly displayed if it was not decanted in the appropriate manner.
These are hard to locate items especially in original working condition from such an esteemed maker.
Marked: RF E & Co Ltd
Ra No 125245
London & Sheffield
Rupert Favell was active under the style Rupert Favell & Co at Bedford (Plate) Works, Bucknall St, New Oxford Street, London (1879-1883). Henry Elliott joined Favell in 1883 and the firm was changed to Favell, Elliott & Co. The firm was active also at 13 Norfolk Lane, Sheffield (1884-1891). In 1890, after the retirement of Elliott, the firm was restyled Rupert Favell & Co and in 1893 was acquired by William Hutton & Sons.
A fabulous collectible unique table decoration for your home bar decor or Victorian home decor.
Item measures 10.5“ tall by 3.9“ base diameter and weighs 1 lb 11oz.
In good condition (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description)
Shop Ref: Box No. 1
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