Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley

Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley
Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley
Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley
Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley
Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley
Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley
Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley
Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley
Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley

Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley
A Fine English 1940s Art Deco Style Wood and Silver Plated Beef/Turkey/Lamb Carving Trolley, by Drakes Silversmiths of Brewer Street, London W1. The elegant silver-plated domed-top cart, surmounted atop a hardwood frame, complete with a hot-water reservoir and twin-alcohol burners below a cutting tray with a pair of sauce/gravy bowls. The wood apron surmounted with a push/pull handle and a plate-holder, two bottom shelves, one with a condiment tray, raised on four cabriolet legs on rolling rubber coasters. The manufacturers metal plaque reads Drakes, Brewer St. W1 London Model D6 No. Max Width: 42.5 (Plate Holder Attached) (Width With Plate Holder Removed:34.75). This trolley is in very good condition. The pictures make the dome look black, it's just the lighting. The silver plating is excellent with only very minor usage wear and very minor scratching. The wood frame is also in very good to excellent condition. All the parts & pieces are included, and nothing is missing. Mainland USA cost to deliver by truck will vary on ZIP code. A little History about Drakes Silversmiths Drakes Silversmiths of 49 Brewer Street, London W1, was a firm of hotel and restaurant silver-plate furnishers, supplying meat wagons etc. To domestic and foreign markets: Founded just before the mid-20th century by Harry Drake they soon started designing and building Drakes Carving Trolleys. Silver-plate and wood and all silver-plate versions were designed and built. Harrys son, Donald, joined the firm in the 1950s. In 1964 John Fuller described Drakes in his book, The Restaurateurs Guide to Gueridon and Lamp Cookery (a complete guide to side-table and flambé service) as, A family firm who specialise in restaurant equipment and plating. The business was subsequently renamed Drakes Hotelware Ltd and moved its headquarters outside central London, but appears to have been dissolved by the early 1980s.

Most if not all items are antique or used items, and as such nothing is'perfect', but we always will describe any damage, repair, inscriptions, monograms etc to the best of our ability. All weights & measurements are approximate, but as accurate as possible. Please view all the pictures as they form part of the description. The item "Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley" is in sale since Wednesday, June 3, 2020.

This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Kitchen, Dining & Bar\Kitchen Carts". The seller is "estatesilver_com" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.


Drakes Of London, Art Deco Style Wood & Silver Carving Trolley