Designer / Maker
The design attributed to Christopher Dresser (1834-1904)
Manufactured by Hukin & Heath (founded 1855)
Electroplate and glass
31 cm x 34 cm (maximum diameter)
English (Birmingham or London), circa 1881
Maker’s mark for Hukin & Heath, and pattern number 2508 (see right)
The only other recorded example of this model, but lacking its glass dishes, is illustrated in Widar Halén, Christopher Dresser, 1990, fig. 180. Halén attributed the design to Dresser and dates it to 9 May 1881, based on the design registered with the Patent Office on that date (Halén, p. 158).