Victorian silver plate spoon warmer, English, circa 1880.
The spoon warmer is in the form of a nautilus shell with a hinged cover, rising from a coral branch pedestal, on a rock base with a finger grip.
Trademarked on the hinged cover R&B S EP
for Roberts & Belk Sheffield Electro Plate. The partnership of Samuel Roberts & Charles Belk of Sheffield, England used this trademark from 1863 to 1901 when they became a Limited company.
6” (15.2cm) by 3 1/2” (8.9cm), 6” (15.2cm) high