Small English Silverplate and Quarter Sawn Oak Biscuit Barrel
Small English Silverplate and Quarter Sawn Oak Biscuit Barrel Small English Silverplate and Quarter Sawn Oak Biscuit Barrel Small English Silverplate and Quarter Sawn Oak Biscuit Barrel Small English Silverplate and Quarter Sawn Oak Biscuit Barrel Small English Silverplate and Quarter Sawn Oak Biscuit Barrel Small English Silverplate and Quarter Sawn Oak Biscuit Barrel Small English Silverplate and Quarter Sawn Oak Biscuit Barrel

Small English Silverplate and Quarter Sawn Oak Biscuit Barrel

Ref: E-26-0079
An antique British biscuit barrel of traditional barrel form with a blank shield plaque, mounts, recessed lid and bail handle in silverplate. The interior is porcelain lined. Standard in most every English home since the early 19th century, biscuit barrels were used to store and serve cookies and shortbread at tea time.
MARKS 
Marked: EPNS (Electro plated on nickel silver) on rim and lid.
DATE
c. 1900
DIMENSIONS
Width 5.5 Depth 5.5 Height 9.5 in.
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