Salt & Pepper Shakers; Perfection Plate Pty ltd; Silverbrite Electroplating Comp...

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Moruya and District Historical Society Museum

Name/Title

Salt & Pepper Shakers

About this object

Salt and pepper shakers, tall and octagonal in shape, taper to a round base. Made made in pressed electroplated nickel silver, from the 'Perfection A.1 Electro Plate' series, electroplated nickel silver, made by Silverbrite Electroplating Company, Redfern, New South Wales, Australia, c.1930
They are backstamped "Perfection The Hallmark of Quality Silver Plate A1

Maker

Silverbrite Electroplating Company

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Maker

Perfection Plate Pty ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

c 1930

Place Made

Redfern, New South Wales, Australia

Place Notes

Australian electroplating company, 'Perfection', made these electroplated nickel silver (EPNS) salt and peppershakers in the 1930s as part of its range of domestic wares, marked 'Perfection A.1 Electro Plate'.
Established under the Silverbrite Electroplating Company in Sydney in 1925, Perfection operated from Eveleigh Street, Redfern, where it produced items for Mark Foys and other retail stores. Soon, the Silverbrite Company developed an extensive range of hollow-ware under the brand name, 'Perfection A.1 Electro Plate', which sold through local jewellery houses, including Prouds.

Inscription and Marks

They are backstamped "Perfection The Hallmark of Quality Silver Plate A1

Measurements

14cm (h) x 4.75 cm diameter of base (w) x 1.75cm diameter of shaker

Subject and Association Keywords

shakers

Subject and Association Keywords

EPSN

Subject and Association Keywords

Tableware

Subject and Association Keywords

Silverbrite

Object Type

Tableware

Object number

002/036a

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