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A Large Edwardian  Silver Plated Toast Rack

A Large Edwardian Silver Plated Toast Rack

SKU: RJ00683
£30.00Price

The first reference to a toast rack was in 1779, when it was featured in a report of a burglary where a silver toast rack was stolen. Initially, toast racks would have been in the belongings of a rich family, being made mostly of silver. As time went on, the toast rack became more available to a wider audience and were found in all sorts of different materials, such as silver plate, base metal, and pottery, the later being very popular at the beginning of the 20th century when it became the fashion to have toast racks in figural designs.

 

This toast rack is in a tubular design and made from silver plate, it sits on four bun feet and has a circular-shaped carrying handle, the handle has a shield shape for decoration, it has five partitions to hold the toast.

 

The condition of the silver plate is  good.  There is no damage or repair to the frame.

 

Dimensions: 14cm x 8.5 x16cm

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RJ00683

Period:

1890

The first reference to a toast rack was in 1779, when it was featured in a report of a burglary where a silver toast rack was stolen. Initially, toast racks would have been in the belongings of a rich family, being made mostly of silver. As time went on, the toast rack became more available to a wider audience and were found in all sorts of different materials, such as silver plate, base metal, and pottery, the later being very popular at the beginning of the 20th century when it became the fashion to have toast racks in figural designs.

 

This toast rack is in a tubular design and made from silver plate, it sits on four bun feet and has a circular-sha