Antique Art Deco Silver Plated Beef Carving Trolley by renowned manufacturers Elkington & Co of Birmingham UK and dating from around 1930.
Elkington was a very successful manufacturer and a very prominent producer of silver plated products. During their history they received several royal warrants and are famous for their copy of the Jerningham Wine Cooler at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
This Art Deco carving trolley therefore, is a high quality item which collectors of Art deco will find to be of interest. It is, however, much more than that – this is not just a good looking piece of Art Deco furniture, it is also a very useful piece of Art Deco furniture.
This carving or service trolley is suitable for serving various different cooked meats including roast beef, lamb, turkey and pork and features a vented silver plated revolving dome, making it highly sought after. The dome revoles to open and the trolley alsofeatures a detachable well and water tank which can be kept warm with the spirit burner.
The water tank is fitted with recesses for containers to take gravy or vegetables, in addition to the aluminium carving board. There is a vented screw knob to enable you to fill the tank with water and to allow the vapour or steam to escape.
One side of the trolley is fitted with a silver plated plate holder, as you can see from the photographs, the center shelf is fitted with a silver plated utensil tray.
The top is set on an elegant oval solid oak cabriole legs which form part of a very sturdy base. It has silver plate trimmings and is mounted on the original set of rubberized wheels.
This bears the impressed mark of the makers on the rim and is one if the most desirable models they made due to it having the revolving dome option for ease of use.
A substantial piece, this Art Deco carving trolley measures 117 cm high x 120 cm wide x 58 cm deep – equivalent to: 3 feet, 10 inches x 3 feet, 11 inches x 1 foot, 11 inches, if you prefer.
This lovely Art Deco Trolley can be packed and shipped to almost any worldwide destination, please contact us for a quotation before placing an order if you are outside of mainland UK, where shipping is offered free of charge.
We are delighted to be able to offer this Art Deco trolley in truly excellent condition. You are welcome to view it, and many other items of Art Deco furniture, at our London showroom. If you can make the trip please take a look at the gallery of photographs and call our experts on +44 20 8809 9605 if you have any questions, quoting item reference 07995 in order to avoid confusion.