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EDWARD SPENCER (1872-1938) for ARTIFICERS’ GUILD
A rare pair of Arts & Crafts, silver and glass decanters. One decanter stopper
with a vine leaf finial and golden vine leaf motifs for wine, the other with a shell
finial and golden shell motifs for water. The heavy Powell glass with a random bubble decoration. English. Circa 1905. Unmarked. Size: Height 28 cm.
Lit.: Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver. Annelies Krekel-Aalberse.
The Studio 1913. Volume 58 pages 21- 24. See also Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery. Exhibit 1972M120. An Edward Spencer, James Powell & Sons decanter.

GILBERT LEIGH MARKS (1861-1905)
A large silver dish, repoussé decorated in high relief with the exotic leaves and blossoms of the WARATAH bush which is the New South Wales state emblem.

Size: Length 44 cm.
Signed ‘Gilbert Marks 1900’. Marked ‘G M’. Hallmark for London 1900.
Lit.: Simplicity or Splendor. Cheltenham Museum catalogue 1999.
OMAR RAMSDEN (1873-1939) & ALWYN CARR (1872-1940)
A pair of Arts & Crafts hammered silver candlesticks with flame and ropetwist decoration. The circular drip pans with four supports.

Size: Height 18 cm. Diameter base 11.7 cm . Diameter of drip pan 8.5 cm.
Marked for Ramsden & Carr. Engraved, ‘Omar Ramsden et Alwyn Carr me fecurunt.’ Hallmarks for London 1914.

OMAR RAMSDEN (1873-1939) & ALWYN CARR (1872-1940)
A lightly hammered, cylindrical silver box, decorated with flowering branches.
The lid with a final set mother-of-pearl.
Size: Diameter of lid 10.4 cm. base 10.4 cm. Height approximately 9 cm.
Marked for Ramsden & Carr. Hallmarks for London 1907.
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OMAR RAMSDEN (1873-1939)
A pair of Arts & Crafts silver plated candlesticks on hexagonal bases with rope work borders. The circular drip pans with six supports and grapevine detail with
four cabochon garnets to the central knops.
Size: Height 20.2 cm. Base across 12.7 cm. Unmarked. Circa 1920.
Lit.: Omar Ramsden exhibition catalogue, Birmingham Museum, 1993.
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EDWARD SPENCER (1872-1938)
ARTIFICERS’ GUILD(1901-1942)
A pair of Arts & Crafts, silver mounted glass decanters.
One vine leaf stopper set amethysts, one set garnets.
Heights 28 cm. 26 cm. The heavy glass with ripple decoration. Marks for Artificers’ Guild and London 1924. One unmarked. Lit.: The Studio 1913. Vol. 58 pages 21- 24.
See also B’ham Museums & Art Gallery. Ex. 1972M120.

BIRMINGHAM GUILD OF HANDICRAFTS Ltd. (Established 1895)
A pair of silver dishes with original green glass liners.
Size: Diameter 14 cm.
Maker's marks. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1904.
Lit.: The Silversmiths of Birmingham. Editor Kenneth Crisp Jones.
HENRY WILSON (1864-1934)
An exceptional, large, Arts & Crafts silver frame, set with lapis stones to the doors and in tree-like settings. The frame is surmounted by a a silver figure, the personification of Charity as a woman with two children, with the word ‘CARITAS’ beneath.
Size:
Height 43 cm.Width of base, including feet, 33 cm. Depth 21 cm. Circa 1900.
Lit.: Pre-Raphaelite to Arts & Crafts Jewellery. Charlotte Gere & Geoffrey Munn 1996. Arts & Crafts in Britain & America. Isabelle Anscombe & Charlotte Gere. 1978.

See also Enamels/Metal page for Henry Wilson items.

BIRMINGHAM GUILD OF HANDICRAFTS Ltd. (Established 1895)
A silver box with entwined ‘Celtic frieze’.
Engraved with a presentation inscription of historical interest ‘Robert Catterson Smithfrom William Kenrick. Nov. 1914’.
Marked for B'ham Guild of Handicraft. Hallmarks for B’ham 1902.
Size: Length 14 cm. Width 9 cm. Height 7 cm.
Lit.: The Silversmiths of Birmingham. Editor Kenneth Crisp Jones
JOHNSON WAKER & TOLHURST
A silver mounted glass tankard set with four enamel roundels to the lid and four enamel roundels to the centre band.

Size: Height 25.5 cm. Base diameter 11cm. Lid diameter 9.5 cm.
Marked for Johnson Walker & Tolhurst, 172, New Bond Street.
Hallmarks for London 1901.
A. E. JONES (1879-1954)
An Arts & Crafts hammered silver box. The lid decorated with
an abbreviated quotation from Robert Herrick’s English poem of 1648, ‘Gather ye roses while ye may old time is still a-flying.
Maker’s mark and hallmarks for Birmingham 1906.
Size: Length across lid 11.5 cm. Width across lid 7.cm cm. Height 3.2 cm. 
A. E. JONES (1879-1954)
An Arts & Crafts hammered silver tea caddy set with oval
chrysoprase stones.
Size: Height 11.5 cm. Diameter of lid 7.5 cm. Mid diameter approximately 8 cm.
Maker’s marks and hallmarks for B’ham 1905.
Lit.: The Silversmiths of Birmingham. Editor Kenneth Crisp Jones.
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HAROLD STABLER (1872-1945) for ADIE BROTHERS
A silver candelabrum and a pair of silver candlesticks designed by Harold Stabler

The candlesticks signed ‘Harold Stabler’and marked for Adie Brothers. Hallmarked for B’ham 1934.
Size: Approx. height of candlesticks 10.6 cm.
The candelabrum with retailer’s mark for Mappin & Webb & B’ham 1936. Size: Approx. ht. 29.5 cm. Base dia. 13.5 cm.

JOHN PAUL COOPER (1869-1933)
A shagreen box with silver mounts.
Marked with JPC monogram.
Size: Length 15.3 cm. Width 8.4 cm. Height 5.6 cm. English. Circa 1918.
Lit.: John Paul Cooper. N. Natasha Kuzmanović. 

A. E. JONES (1879-1954)
An Arts & Crafts, hammered silver bowl, supported on four legs, decorated
with a frieze border of four roses and leaves. Ideal for fruit or flower display.
Marked for A. E. Jones. Hallmarks for B’ham 1908.
Size: Height. 11 cm. Diameter 14.5 cm.

A. E. JONES (1879-1954)
An Arts & Crafts, hammered silver preserve pot and matching spoon with original glass liner. The canister with silver floral and wirework decorations.

Maker’s mark. Hallmarks on both canister and spoon for Birmingham 1919.
Size: Approx. height 13.3 cm. Dia. of base 8.6 cm. Length of spoon 13.3 cm.
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A. E. JONES (1879-1954)
An Arts & Crafts, hammered silver bowl, supported on four legs, decorated with .
a frieze border of four roses and thorny branches.
Ideal for fruit or flower display.
Marked for A. E. Jones. Hallmarks for B’ham 1912. Size: Ht. 13.2 cm. Dia.17.3 cm.
(This bowl is larger than the bowl, number15, illustrated above.)

EVALD NIELSEN (1879-1958)
A silver dinner bell. The marine tusk handle formed as a boy on the back of a dolphin. The bell with a hammered finish and a wave design.

Marked inside bell ‘Evald Nielsen, 830 S, ANNO 1926’.
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The bell rim marked EN S 830Size: Height 16.4 cm. Dia. at base of bell 9.1 cm
.
ALFRED POLLAK (Flourished 1878-1910)
A Jugendstil silver tea caddy with a gilded interior.
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Stamped ‘A P. Marked ‘800 and with Austrian marks. Austria. Circa 1904.
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Size: L.13 cm. W. 10 cm. Ht. 10.5 cm. Lit.: SILVER A. Krekel-Aalberse. Illus. page 75
An identical tea caddy in an advert for Connell printed in The Studio, September 1904.

HENRY GEORGE MURPHY (1884-1939)
A rare set of silver pearl mounted cocktail sticks in the original fitted case.
Marked for H. G. Murphy and with the Falcon mark. Hallmarks London 1930.
Size: Length 7.7 cm. Lit.: The Jewellery and Silver of H. G. Murphy. Paul Atterbury
and John Benjamin. This set is illustrated on page 107.
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HOLLAND, ALDWINCKLE and SLATER. Attributed to LATINO MOVIO.
A silver bowl decorated with apple blossom and fruits.

Size : Diameter at centre 19 cm. Height 12.5 cm. Hallmarks for London 1902.
Marked for Holland, Aldwinckle & Slater.
Latino Movio executed silver in a style similar to that of Gilbert Marks.
Lit.: Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver. Annelies Krekel-Aalberse.
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HAROLD STABLER (1872-1945) for ADIE BROTHERS
A set of three Art Deco silver Candelab
ra designed by Harold Stabler.
Hallmarked for Bi
rmingham 1936.
The three branch candelabra marked for Adie Brothers.
The five  branch candelabrum marked ‘WHM’.
Size: Height 30 cm.
Width of three branch candelabra 20.5 cm.
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HENRY WILSON (1864-1934)
A copper box with silver decoration. The applied emblematic rondels depicting creatures, including a snake, fox and an owl.

English. Circa 1900. Size: Width 12 cm. Height 11.5 cm. Depth 9.5 cm.
Lit.: Arts & Crafts in Britain & America. Isabelle Anscombe & Charlotte Gere.
The Jewellery and Silver of H. G. Murphy
. Atterbury and Benjamin.
A. E. JONES (1879-1954)
An Arts &
 Crafts, hammered silver inkwell with a domed, hinged lid above a
tapering body with six studs to a base with six ball feet.
New interior glass liner.
Maker’s mark. Hallmarks for B’ham 1911. Base diameter 15 cm. Height 9 cm.
Lit.: The Silversmiths of Birmingham. Editor Kenneth Crisp Jones.
A. E. JONES (1879-1954) An Arts & Crafts, hammered silver, four piece tea set.

Marked for A. E. Jones. Hallmarks for B’ham 1904/1905.
Hot water jug marked for G. L. Connell. Hallmarks for B’ham 1910. Size of teapot across handle 25 cm. Ht. 13.5 cm. Ht. of jug 17 cm. Illus. page 183 The Silversmiths of Birmingham

A. E. JONES (1879-1954) RUSKIN POTTERY (1898-1935)
A silver, Arts & Crafts, centrepiece bowl. The cylindrical foot set with four Ruskin ceramic plaques.
The base supported on an ebonised wooden stand.
Marked for A. E. Jones. Hallmarks for B’ham 1903.
Size: Bowl ht. 10.2 cm. Dia. top 15.2 cm. Stand ht. 7.5 cm. Dia. 19 cm
. Sold 

ELKINGTON & Co.
An impressive, heavy silver, Art Nouveau tea and coffee set with kettle and stand,
decorated with stylised flowers and wavy bands. The stand with burner.
Maker’s mark. Hallmarks for B’ham 1901. Kettle B’ham 1903. Size: Total height of kettle on stand 40 cm. Dia. of base 14 cm. Ht. of teapot 16 cm. Dia. of base 12.7 cm.

SIBYL DUNLOP (1889-1968)
An Arts & Crafts hammered silver napkin ring set with three
moonstones of
varying sizes.

Marked for Sibyl Dunlop. Hallmarks for London 1963

Size: Diameter 4.7 cm. Height 3.1 cm.
OMAR RAMSDEN (1873-1939) 

A pair of Arts & Crafts hammered silver dishes on four ball feet. Original fitted case.
Mark for Omar Ramsden and ‘Omar Ramsden Me Fecit’. Size: Across handles 11 cm. Across dish 7.6 cm.
Height to handle 5 cm. Width 4.6 cm. London 1934.
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ELKINGTON & Co.
An Art Nouveau, silver, four piece tea set decorated with bands of stylized
flowers and foliage.
Maker’s mark. Hallmarks for B’ham 1903.
Ht. of teapot 15.5 cm.  Dia. of base 11.3 cm. Ht. of waterpot 19 cm. Dia. of base 9 cm.
Ht. of sugar 10.5 cm. Dia. of base 9 cm. Ht. of cream jug 10.5 cm. Dia. of base 6.5 cm.

A. E. JONES (1879- 1954)
A pair of hammered sliver pepperettes perched on three feet.
Maker’s ma
rk and hallmarks for Birmingham 1915.
Size: Approximate height 6 cm. Diameter at rim 4 cm.
Lit.: The Silversmiths of Birmingham. Editor Kenneth Crisp Jones.
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GRANN og LAGLYE
A set of six silver teaspoons. Each terminal formed as a flower bud set with one of the following cabochon stones; amethyst, light green paste, moonstone, garnet, coral, lapis.
The bowl of the spoon hammered to the reverse.

Marks for Grann og Laglye and Dansk Arbejde, C. F. Heise assay master’s mark and Danish assay marks for 1927-28. Unknown‘AH’ mark.
Size: Approx. length of spoons 11.5 cm. Original case.

ARTIFICERS’ GUILD attributed to EDWARD SPENCER (1872-1938)
An Arts & Crafts, hatpin or pin cushion. The silver ring frame mounted with
plaques of snakes swallowing their own tails, symbols of eternity, and plaques of eagles and florets.
The borders with applied wirework. Original wooden base.
Mark for Artificers’ Guild and London 1928. Size: Dia.12.8 cm. Ring ht. 3.5 cm
. Sold 
A. E. JONES (1879-1954)
A pair of Arts & Crafts hammered silver sugar casters.

Marked for Payne & Son. Hallmarks for Birmingham 1913.

Size: Height 11.5 cm. Diameter of base 4.2 cm.  Sold  
ARTIFICERS’ GUILD (1901-1942)
An Arts & Crafts shagreen case with silver mounts.

Mark for Artificers’ Guild. Hallmarks for London 1922.
Size:  Width 7 cm. Length 19.5 cm.
Lit.: Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver. Annelies Krekel-Aalberse
. Sold   
A. E. JONES (1879-1954)
A large Arts & Crafts, hammered silver centrepiece, decorated with floral rondels and with leaf decorations to the six points of the hexagonal base.
Maker's mark and hallmarks for Birmingham 1929.
Size: Approx. Diameter of bowl 23 cm. Across base 15 cm. Height 24.5 cm.
Lit.: The Silversmiths of Birmingham. Editor Kenneth Crisp Jones.

KATE HARRIS for HUTTON & SONS
A silver Arts & Crafts jewellery box with organic, leaf form decorations to corners and lid. The interior velvet lined.
Maker’s mark. Hallmarks for London 1904.
Size: L. 13 cm. W. 10 cm. Ht. 6.5 cm.
Lit.: A  Marriage of Art and Commerce. Stephen Pudney. Silver Society Journal.
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GEORG ADAM SCHEIDT
A small Art Nouveau silver box.
Marked for Georg Adam Scheidt. Austrian silver mark. Circa 1900.

Size: 5 cm. x 5 cm. Height 1.5 cm.
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A. E. JONES (1879- 1954)
An Arts & Crafts, hammered silver gravy or sauceboat.

Mark for A. E. Jones. Hallmarks for B’ham 1924. Size: Length 17 cm. Height 10 cm.
Lit. : The Silversmiths of Birmingham. Kenneth Crisp Jones.
A pair also available marked for A. E. Jones and dated B’ham 1924.
    
A. E. JONES (1879-1954)
An Arts & Crafts, hammered silver preserve pot with glass liner and spoon.
The canister decorated with silver floral and wirework decorations.

Marks: Canister marked for Payne & Son. Hallmarks for B’ham 1910. Spoon marked ‘AEJ’. Hallmarks for B’ham 1923. Height approx. 12.5 cm.
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ARTIFICERS’ GUILD (1901-1942)
A set of six Arts & Crafts silver teaspoons with wirework decoration and shell terminals. Unmarked. Circa 1908.
Size: Approx. length of spoons 9.4 cm. Length of bowl of spoon 2.4 cm. Width 2 cm.
The original fitted case marked to the silk, ‘THE ARTIFICERS' GUILD LTD.

9 MADDOX STREET LONDON W ’. Sold   
ARTIFICERS’ GUILD (1901-1942)
A set of twelve Arts & Crafts silver teaspoons with circular terminals depicting Viking ships in full sail.
Marked  for Artificers' Guild Ltd. Hallmarks for London 1912.
Size: Approx length of spoons 11.8 cm.
The original fitted  case marked to the silk, ‘THE ARTIFICERS' GUILD LTD.
4 CONDUIT STREET LONDON W ’.

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