Salt & Pepper Shakers; Perfection Plate Pty ltd; Silverbrite Electroplating Comp...
Salt & Pepper ShakersAbout 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
c 1930Place Made
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.
They are backstamped "Perfection The Hallmark of Quality Silver Plate A1Measurements
14cm (h) x 4.75 cm diameter of base (w) x 1.75cm diameter of shakerSubject and Association Keywords
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