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ARCHIBALD KNOX for LIBERTY & Co.
A superb Arts & Crafts, Cymric, silver & ivory seven piece tea/coffee service.

Marks:- Coffee pot & hot milk jug, ‘L&Co., Cymric, 5108, B’ham 1903.’

............ Three piece tea set, ‘L&Co., Cymric, 5108, B’ham 1905.’
.............Tray, ‘L&Co., 5108, B’ham 1905. Kettle on stand, L&Co., B’ham 1905.
Size: Height of kettle on stand 30 cm. Length of tray 52 cm.
Lit.: Archibald Knox Stephen A. Martin, 2001. Pages 196-203 similar services.
The Designs of Archibald Knox A. J. Tilbrook. Page 70 for catalogue design of tea set
ARCHIBALD KNOX for LIBERTY & Co.
An important large silver & glass claret jug.

Mark for Liberty & Co. & 'Cymric' Hallmarks for B'ham 1902.
Size: Height 31cm.
Lit.: Archibald Knox, Stephen A. Martin, 2001. Page 188. The Designs of Archibald Knox. A. J. Tilbrook.
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ARCHIBALD KNOX for LIBERTY & Co.
A silver inkwell. The lid decorated with intricate entrelac motifs and set with turquoise stones. The sides decorated with cut out entrelac motifs.

Mark for Liberty & Co. &‘Cymric’. Hallmarks for B'ham 1903.
Size: Ht. 6 cm. 12.5 cm. square. Lit.: Archibald Knox. Stephen Martin.1995. Page 73.

ARCHIBALD KNOX for LIBERTY & Co.
A silver clock with an enamelled dial.

The clock face with the legend 'FESTINA LENTE', ‘make haste, slowly’.

Mark for Liberty & Co. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1904.
Size: Height 10 cm. Width at base 9.5 cm. Depth 4.5 cm.
Lit.: Archibald Knox. Edited by Stephen A. Martin. P. 239.
BERNARD CUZNER (1877-1956)
An important unique silver Arts & Crafts betrothal casket. The casket repoussé decorated with floral and patterned panels.
Maker’s mark for Bernard Cuzner.
Size: L. 25.5 cm. W. 11 cm. Ht. 11 cm. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1918.
Illustrated on page 212, Fig. 208. The Silversmiths of Birmingham. Kenneth C. Jones.
ARCHIBALD KNOX for LIBERTY & Co.
A silver caddy. The body set with four turquoise cabochon stones and with
embossed celtic knot deco
ration. The pull off lid with a flat disc finial.

Mark for Liberty & Co & 'Cymric'. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1903. Number 5183.
Size: Height approx 9 cm. Diameter at base 8.8 cm.
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HUTTON & SONS Ltd.
An Arts & Crafts silver centrepiece bowl bordered with
blue enamel plaques.

Maker’s mark. Hallmarks for London 1903.
Size: Length at base 29.5 cm. Width at base 22.5 cm.
Length a cross handles 39 cm. Height at handles 10 cm.
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KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
An Art Nouveau twin handled silver cup and cover. The handles decorated with intertwined leaves.
The finial cast as an anthropomorphic leaf clad maiden’s head.

Marks for William Hutton & Sons. Hallmarks for London 1899.
Size: Height 32.5. Length across handles 26 cm. Diameter of base 15 cm.
 
Collections:-
Victoria & Albert Museum Number M.22 & A-1966. Silver, room 67, case16, shelf 2.
Lit.: A Marriage of Art and Commerce. Stephen Pudney. Silver Society Journal.
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KATE HARRIS
An Art Nouveau silver centrepiece supported on four curved feet.
Marked for Goldsmiths  & Silversmiths Ltd.  
Hallmarks for London 1901. Size: Width across handles 39.4 cm. Length of bowl 29 cm. W. of bowl 16.6 cm. Ht. 12.4 cm.
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NELSON DAWSON (1859-1942)
A beautiful Arts & Crafts silver biscuit barrel. The lid set with three shimmering enamel yellow flowers.
Both the lid and the barrel marked ‘N D’. Hallmarks to base of box for London 1902.
Size:Height to top of final 16 cm. Width at widest point of barrel 13 cm.
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JAMES DIXON & SONS
A pair of silver Arts & Crafts square based candelabra with faux rivet detail.

Marks for J. Dixon & Sons. Sheffield 1910. Sold
Size: Ht. 22 cm. Approx. width across a candelabrum 26.3 cm.

Another pair available marked for Sheffield 1923.

 
C. R. ASHBEE (1863-1942) THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
An important Arts & Crafts silver sugar caster with five enamel panels.
Each panel depicting a serpent curled around a tree.

Marked ‘G of H Ltd.’ Hallmarks London 1901.
Fleetwood Charles Varley enamels.
Size: Height 13.5 cm. Diameter at base 10.4 cm.
Lit.: C. R. Ashbee’s, Modern English Silverwork. Plate 35.
The caster was exhibited at the Arts & Crafts Exhibition, New Gallery, Regent St. 1903. The Studio volume 28 page 185.

WILLIAM SNELLING HADAWAY (1872-1941)
An Arts & Crafts two handled bowl. The handles formed as sailing ships
The centre inset with a vibrant enamel of a fish.

Marked ‘WSH’ to bowl and handles. Hallmarks for London 1904.
Size: Dia. 12 cm. Dia. at base 6.4 cm. Width across handles 19.9 cm.
Lit.: The Studio June 1906, page 62, for and illustration of a bowl.

WILLIAM SNELLING HADAWAY (1872-1941)
An Arts & Crafts two handled bowl. The handles formed as sailing ships.
The centre inset with a vibrant enamel of a fish.

Marked ‘WSH’ to bowl. Hallmarks for London 1910.
Size: Diameter 12 cm. Diameter at base 6.5 cm. Width across handles 20 cm.
Lit.:
Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition. Studio, vol. 30, page 339.

KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
A superb Art Nouveau silver centrepiece with blue liner.
Marks for Hutton & Sons. Hallmarks for London 1902.
Size: Approx. Height 27.5 cm. Diameter of bowl 23 cm.
Width across handles 46 cm. Diameter of base 15 cm.
Lit.: A Marriage of Art and Commerce. Stephen Pudney. Silver Society Journal
. Sold

 

CHARLES ROBERT ASHBEE (1863-1942)
An Arts & Crafts, hammered silver circular entrée dish. The lid surmounted by
a final of figures with mother-of pearl.
Size: Approx. height 10 cm. Dia. 17.8 cm.
Marked ‘C.R.A.’ for Charles Robert Ashbee. Hallmarks for London 1899.
Lit.: Modern English Silverwork. Essex House Press 1909. C. R. Ashbee.

THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907) C. R. ASHBEE
An Arts & Crafts, hammered silver salt, pierced with a design of leaves and
berries.
(Replaced green glass liner)
Marked ‘G of H Ltd.’ Hallmarks for London 1905.
Size: Height 4.1 cm. Diameter of base 5.5 cm. Diameter at rim 4.4 cm.

C. R. ASHBEE (1863-1942) THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
An Arts & Crafts, silver tazza. The tazza modelled as a figure of a youth standing
on a domed base holding up a silver frame inset with a green glass bowl.

Marked ‘G of H Ltd.’ Hallmarks for London 1906.
Size: Height 32.3 cm. Diameter of bowl 22.8 cm. Diameter of base 14 cm.
Lit.: The Guild of Handicraft, Ltd., Workers in Applied Art Silversmiths & Jewellers.
By Appointment to H. M. The Queen.
Design plate 14 in C. R. Ashbee’s, Modern English Silverwork. Essex House Press.

THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
An Arts & Crafts hammered silver box. The bowl set with green chalcedony.
The lid decorated with floral motifs set with yellow stones.
Marked to lid and bowl ‘G of H Ltd.’ Hallmarks for London 1904.

Size: Diameter of lid 9.8 cm. Diameter at base 8.2 cm. Approx. height 6.5 cm.
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C. R. ASHBEE (1863-1942) THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
An Arts & Crafts planished silver drinking glass tray. The entwined handle enclosing a sphere. The base with six impressions, chased with rosettes and
leaves, raised upon four ball feet.
Marked ‘G of H Ltd.’ Hallmarks for London 1901.
Size: L. 23 cm. W. 18 cm. Ht. 17 cm. Exhibited ‘Guild's Centenary Exhibition 2002.’

THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
An Arts & Crafts miniature silver vase set with three green chalcedony stones.
Marked ‘G of H Ltd.’ Hallmarks for London 1905.
Size: Height 12 cm. Diameter of base 5.8 cm. Diameter at rim 3.4 cm.
Lit.: Modern English Silverwork. Essex House Press 1909. C. R. Ashbee.
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CHARLES ROBERT ASHBEE (1863-1942)
An Arts & Crafts silver bowl pierced with a design of fruiting branches.

Size: Diameter 19.5 cm. Height 6.4 cm. Base diameter 9.3. Unmarked.
Lit.: A similar design, with flowers instead of fruit, is illustrated plate 97, in Modern English Silverwork. Essex House Press 1909. C. R. Ashbee.
Also see Archive silver 4- item 23.

KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
An exceptional Art Nouveau silver timepiece.The clock face depicting a
Celestial Angel whose breath moves The Hands of Time. The arched case with florets and tendrils, raised on four naturalistic supports with projecting base and further flowerheads.
Original French lever timepiece.
Mark for retailer Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Ltd. Hallmarks for London 1900.
Size: Height 21cm. Width 16 cm.

A. E. JONES (1879-1954)
A pair of Arts & Crafts, hammered silver candlesticks depicting bats amidst
a motto adapted from Hamlet, ‘NOW IS THE WITCHING HOUR OF NIGHT’.

Maker's mark and marks for B’ham 1909. Size: Height 12.7 cm. Base diameter 10 cm.
Lit.: Simplicity or Splendor. Cheltenham Museum catalogue, Fig. 59, Cat.112.

HUTTON & SONS for GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS
A set of Arts & Crafts silver teaspoons with enamelled terminals.
Marked for Goldsmiths & Silversmiths. Hallmarks for London 1902.
Size: Length 11.3 cm. (New, blue leather, fitted case)
Lit.: Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver. Annelies Krekel-Aalberse.

WILLIAM HUTTON & SONS Ltd.
A silver Arts & Crafts inkwell with four buttress supports. The base inset with four raised domed enamels. Probably an adaptation of a Kate Harris design.
Maker’s mark. Hallmarks for London 1903.
Size: Diameter of base 16.5 cm. Diameter of lid 5.8 cm. Height 7 cm.

C. R. ASHBEE (1863-1942) THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd.

A rare identical pair of silver butter dishes with handles set green chalcedony. Marks ‘G of H Ltd.’ and London 1906.
Dia. at rim 10.8 cm. Dia. base 7.5 cm. Length 17.7 cm.
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Illus. Page 7, The Guild of Handicraft, Ltd., Workers in Applied Art Silversmiths & Jewellers. By Appoint. to H. M. The Queen.

THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
An Arts & Crafts hammered silver plated box. The lid set with a gold & silver foil backed enamel of ‘The Golden Stag of Artemis.’
Marked ‘G of H Ltd.’ to the base of the box. Circa 1900.
Size: Diameter of lid 10.8 cm. Diameter at base 6.4 cm. Approximate height 6 cm. Size of enamel 7.5 cm.
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THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
‘THE ENTICEMENT OF HYLAS’. A silver hand mirror inset with a carved
wooden plaque depicting Hylas and the Naiads (Water Nymphs). The handle decorated with
flowering water plants. Marked ‘G of H Ltd.’ Hallmarks for London 1904. Size: Length 31.5 cm. Width 13.8 cm. Plaque length 17.8 cm. Width 12.6 cm.
EDWARD SPENCER (1872-1938) for ARTIFICERS’ GUILD
An Arts & Crafts copper and silver tazza.
The bowl with silver ivy leaf supports.
The base mounted with four silver rose motifs and inset with mother-of -pearl
plaques.
Marked ‘ARTIFICER’S GUILD 9 MADDOX ST. LONDON W’.
Size: Height 21.5 cm. Diameter of bowl 32 cm. Diameter of base 14.1 cm.

EDWARD SPENCER (1872-1938) for ARTIFICERS’ GUILD
A pair of
Arts & Crafts silver plated candlesticks with hammered and wirework. detail.
Marked with Edward Spencer’s personal mark. English. Circa 1910.
Size: Height 23.5 cm. Diameter of base 11.7 cm.
Lit.: Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver. Annelies Krekel-Aalberse.
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EDWARD SPENCER (1872-1938) for ARTIFICERS’ GUILD
An Arts & Crafts cup set with chrysoprase stones.

Unmarked. English Circa 1911.
Size: Height 10.3 cm. Width across oval rim 6.7 cm.
Lit.: Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver. Annelies Krekel-Aalberse.
 
HAROLD E. LANDON (1883-1962).
An Arts & Crafts silver lidded bowl.
The bowl chased with a band of roses and decorated with wirework boarders. The lid final set with a large turquoise stone.
Size: Rim dia meter 13.8 cm. Base diameter 7.4 cm. Approx. height 9.4 cm.
Both lid an d bowl marked for Harold E. Landon. Hallmarks for Chester 1934.

DIXON & SONS with marks for James Ramsey (Probably retailer)
A LARGE pair of silver Arts & Crafts square based candlesticks, with faux rivet detail to base.

Marks for James Ramsay. Hallmarks for Sheffield 1906.
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Size: Height 35.5 cm. (Approx 14 inches). Base 16 cm. (Approx 6 1/4 inches) square.

THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
A silver menu holder set with a vibrant Arts & Crafts enamel of a cockerel.
Unmarked. Circa 1900. Size: Height 8.3 Width at base 5.3cm. Width at top 4.6 cm.
Lit.: The Guild of Handicraft, Ltd., Workers in Applied Art Silversmiths & Jewellers.
By Appointment to H. M. The Queen.
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THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
A silver menu holder set with a vibrant rectangular enamel of a fox.
Unmarked. Circa 1900. Size: Height 6cm. Width 5 cm.
Lit.: The Guild of Handicraft, Ltd., Workers in Applied Art Silversmiths & Jewellers.
By Appointment to H. M. The Queen.
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C. R. ASHBEE (1863-1942) THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
An Arts & Crafts silver plated muffin dish with a chrysoprase set finial to lid.
Size: Marked ‘G of H Ltd.’ Circa 1900. Diameter 23.5 cm. Height 12 cm. Sold 
Lit.: The Guild of Handicraft, Ltd.,Workers in Applied Art Silversmiths & Jewellery.
Identical example Cheltenham Museum. Simplicity or Splendor cat., fig. 52 cat. 38
.
C. R. ASHBEE (1863-1942) THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
A silver plated, spot hammered, entrée dish with hot water jacket.

English. Circa 19 00. Approximate size: Length 30 .5 cm. Width 24.3 Height 11.5 cm.
Lit.: Illustration on page 7 of The Guild of Handicraft, Ltd., Workers in Applied Art Silversmiths & Jewellers. By Appointment to H. M. The Queen.
C. R. ASHBEE (1863-1942) THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
A silver plated, spot hammered, muffin dish with hot water jacket.

The finial to lid set with a moss agate.
English. Circa 1900. Approximate size: Diameter 21.2 cm. Height 15 cm.
Lit.: Arts and Crafts at Campden
The Guild Of Handicraft Ltd. Illustration page 7.
A. E. JONES (1879-1954)
A pair of Arts & Crafts silver oak barley twist candlesticks. The square silver
bases and silver sconces with faux rivet detail.

Marks for A . E. Jones. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1912.
Size: Height 23.5 cm. Base 9.5 cm by 9.5 cm. Sold 
KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
An Art Nouveau silver centrepiece with a central panel of a youth picking fruit. Maker's  mark. Hallmarks London 1900. Size: L. 50 cm. W. 22 cm. Ht. 13 cm. An identical centrepiece is illustrated in a Connell advert. printed in The Studio Sept 1904.
 

KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
An Art Nouveau silver posy vase. The rim cast with two maidens with outstretched arms intertwined with blossoms.
Maker’s mark. Hallmarks for London 1905.
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Size: Height with glass liner 21 cm. without 19.5 cm. Diameter of base 9.5 cm.

Lit.: A Marriage of Art and Commerce. Stephen Pudney. Silver Society Journal.

KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
An Arts & Crafts silver box. The lid depicting a young girl admiring her reflection
in a mirror. The sides with typical Kate Harris floral designs.

Mark for Hutton & Sons. Hallmarks for London
1899.
Size: Lid 8.5 cm. long 7.9 cm. wide. Ht. 5.7 cm.
KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
An exceptional Art Nouveau silver centrepiece with two opposing female figures & lily type leaf decoration to bowl.
Marks for George Lawrence Connell. Hallmarks London 1901. Size: Approx. width across handles 49 cm.
Height at handles 29 cm. Height at centre 16.5 cm.
KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
An Art Nouveau, silver mirror depicting a maiden with lilies. A version of the ‘Puritan Maid’ design. Original bevelled mirror.
Mark for Hutton & Sons. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1908.
Size: Height 29 cm. Width 21 cm.
Lit.: A Marriage of Art and Commerce. Stephen Pudney. Silver Society Journal.
KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
A large silver tray, decorated with the ‘Puritan Maid’ design.
The tray supported on four ball feet.

Marks for Hutton & Sons. Hallmarks for London 1903.
Size: Length 30 cm. Width 18 cm.
KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
A pair of Art Nouveau silver vases
decorated with floral sprays. The bases decorated with three stylized leaves.
Mark for Hutton & Sons. Hallmarks for London 1901.
Size: Height 25.5 cm. Diameter at rim 10.8 cm. Diameter of base 9.5cm.
Lit.: A Marriage of Art and Commerce. Stephen Pudney. Silver Society Journal.
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KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
A circular Art Nouveau silver bowl with a pierced whiplash design.
Mark for retailer Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Hallmarks for London 1902.
(Replaced glass liner.) Size: Dia. 15.2 cm. Ht. 7.5 cm. Across handles 20.4 cm.
Lit.: A Marriage of Art and Commerce. Stephen Pudney. Silver Society Journal.
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KATE HARRIS
A pair of Art Nouveau silver vases with a pierced whiplash design and with
beautiful original green glass liners.
Mark for retailer R. Halford & Sons. Hallmarks for London 1902.
Size: Height 16.6 cm. Diameter at base 7.3 cm. Diameter at rim 6.9 cm.

‘An ALLAGORY OF FATE’ & ‘An ALLAGORY OF LOVE’
A pair of Symbolist watercolours.
These are the only know Kate Harris paintings in which can be
seen many elements of design used in her silver work.

Signed ‘Kate Harris‘ and dated 1901/1902.

Size: Image 35.5 cm. x 54 cm. In frame 59 cm. x 79 cm. Sold   

KATE HARRIS

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