Copper Kettle by Edward Villers Wilkes

Copper Kettle by Edward Villers Wilkes

Code: K23280

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A good quality, 19th century, English copper kettle. This is stamped with the letters “E V W” within a bell shape. This is the mark of Edward Villers Wilkes who traded in Birmingham from the 1820’s until the early 20th century. This kettle is well made, from a heavy gauge of copper, and has castellated seams around the base and up the side. It dates from c .1860. It has a nicely shaped brass handle and a reeded, brass, mushroom shaped finial to the lid. It is in excellent condition and the tinning, to the interior, is still in good, usable condition.

Dimensions: Height to shoulders 14.5cm. Height to top of handle 30cm. Diameter of kettle 21.5cm. Overall width to the tip of the spout 31cm. 

Price includes postage within the U.K. Shipping to the U.S.A. add £35. Most of Western Europe add £15.