Sterling Silver Sauce Boat - Martin, Hall & Co - Sheffield - 1908. What a stunning piece by Martin, Hall & Co (Richard Martin & Ebenezer Hall). Makers ofBox, menu holder, tea caddy etc.Martin, Hall & Co - were Sheffield based manufacturing silversmiths and. Electroplated manufacturers and silver, plated and steel cutlers. The firm started in 1820 with the partnership of Henry Wilkinson and John Roberts.
Trading as Wilkinson & Roberts. Wilkinson left in 1846 and Roberts went into.Partnership with his former apprentice Ebenezer Hall becoming Roberts & Hall. Richard Martin and Joshua Hall (brother of Ebenezer) joined the partnership in. 1854 and the firm became Martin, Hall & Co, converting to a limited company in 1866. With a factory in Sheffield, they went on to open showrooms in London, Birmingham. Edge to edge is 14cm and weight is 79grms. 7.5cm across and 4.5cm tall. Sheffield Assay Crown and date letter q for 1908. Small silver tear as shown in one of the pix hence the price.
But makes no difference to the use. In a lovely velvet pouch to make an awesome gift.