Orivit AG – Crumb Tray

Orivit AG – Crumb Tray – stock #37218

An early 20th century silver plated crumb tray by the German maker Orivit AG decorated with a jugendstil secessionist pattern of stylised flowers and leaves. Stamped makers mark of OAG monogram within a shield together with a pattern number 9243.

Orivit was a Cologne based metalware manufacturer established in 1894. They were bought by WMF in 1905 but continued until c1914.

Size
Marks
Condition
20.5cm high
25cm wide
Stamped marks
OAG within a shield together with patern number 9243
Some minor indents and wear to the plating.

Price GB Pounds
£28.00

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W H Mawson – Brass Vases

W H Mawson Keswick – Pair of Brass Vases – stock #37918

A pair of arts and crafts brass spill vases by W H Mawson of Keswick. Each has a flared cylinder for with a chased stylised rope pattern and with a planished finish. Dating to c1910.

William Henry Mawson (d1960) was a art metalworker and the proproetor of “Keswick Home Industries. He had trained at the Keswick School of Industrial Art and was known to employed workers from KSIA in the winter months, when they had been laid off. Forms and pattern are often similar to but not exact copies of the work of KSIA.


Size
Marks
Condition
12.5cm high
5.3cm wide
Stamped “W H Mawson Keswick” on the underside. Some minor indents and wear. Top rims a little wavy.

Price GB Pounds

Sold


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Arts & Crafts Copper Vase

Arts & Crafts Copper Vase c1900 – stock #39318

A super quality original arts and crafts copper vase of a taper form with flared base and top rim. It is decorated with bands of chased pattern of stylised flowers with Celtic/Irish knots. Constructed with a soldered/brazed over lapping vertical seem.

There are no makers marks or signatures on the vase. The construction and shape are not typical of Keswick makers, but the decoration has similarities. Possibly Irish as hinted by the Knot patterns, and a suggestion could be; Thomas sparks of the Youghal Art Metal Works as he trained at the Keswick School of industrial Art.

Size
Marks
Condition
23cm high
10.5cm wide
NO makers marks or signatures. Good used antique condition. Some minor indents and scratches with a slightly wavy top rim.

Price GB Pounds
£75.00

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Art & Crafts Copper Vases

Art & Crafts Copper Vases c1910 – stock #38718

A good looking pair of copper arts and crafts vase with a foot cylinder form with flared top. Decorated with a design of a stylised leaves and flowers within double lined borders. Typical “Keswick” shape and construction.

These vases are not marked or signed, so certain attribution is not possible. The form suggests a “Keswick” connection, either unmarked Keswick School of Industrial Art, W H Mawson Keswick Home Industries or possibly Thomas Sparks’ Youghal Art Metal Works in Ireland.

Size
Marks
Condition
15cm high
7.5cm wide
Unmarked One very good with slightly uneven foot and the other has a short split in the top rim and some shallow indents to side.

Price GB Pounds
£95.00

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Old Hall – Lifespan Candlestick

Old Hall – Lifespan Candlesticks – stock #37618

A single tall example of the Old Hall stainless steel “Lifespan” tea light / candle holders with ruby coloured glass shade. These date to c1960.

Etched marks on the underside.

Size
Marks
Condition
28cm high
10cm wide
Etched “OLD HALL” on underside. No chips, cracks or restorations. slight roughness around bottom rim of glass. Some use wear to the steel.

Price GB Pounds
£23.00

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WMF – Jewellery CASKET

WMF – Art Nouveau Pewter Jewellery CASKET – stock #34918

An early 20th century pewter jewellery casket box decorated with a moulded art nouveau taste design of roses and leaves with rose bud finial. Made by the German firm WMF and dating to c1905

Stamped markers marks on the underside together with a moulded shape number of 28k. This is the smaller of the sizes made. Still with it’s original lining, although it is very worn.

Size
Marks
Condition
10cm high
12cm wide
Stamped “WMF EP” on the underside
Moulded shape number – 28k
NO breaks or repairs.
Slight bends to the feet and corner of the lid.
Slight bends on the right side of the finial.
Interior aged and worn.
Presented as polished pewter.

Price GB Pounds

SOLD


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Glasgow School Brass Tray

Glasgow School Brass Tray – Attr Margaret Gilmour – stock #31818

An early 20th century arts and crafts Glasgow School influence brass tray decorated with a repousse pattern of stylised Pomegranates and leaves in two panels. A quality tray with a neatly made construction c1905.

This example is unsiged but similat to examples attributed to the Glasgow School artist, Margaret Gilmour (1863-1942). Also similar to the trays used by the artist Marion Henderson Wilson (1869-1956).

References for similar form trays include;
www.titusomega.com
www.woolleyandwallis.co.uk
www.designgallery.co.uk


Size
Marks
Condition
65cm by 25cm
3.5cm high
Unmarked No breaks or restorations. A Few small indents and scrapes

Price GB Pounds
£225.00

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Old Hall – Lifespan Candlesticks

Old Hall – Lifespan Candlesticks – stock #28718

These are a pair of Old Hall stainless steel “Lifespan” tea light / candle holders with aubergine coloured glass shades. These date to c1960.

Etched marks on the underside.

Size
Marks
Condition
20cm high
10cm wide
Etched “OLD HALL” on underside. No chips, cracks or restorations. slight roughness around bottom rim of glass. Some use wear to the steel.

Price GB Pounds
£40.00

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Arts & Crafts – Silvered Casket

Arts & Crafts – Silvered Casket – stock #26818

Silvered copper arts and crafts style casket attributed to A.E.Jones Ltd, circa 1905-1920. It is rectangular in shape with a short legs and a raised dome on the cover decorated with applided white metal mounts. Finished with an all over hammered texture.

Marked on the underside with “British Maker SC 1652”. The SC monogram may be the trade mark for Simplex Conduits they had some designs made by A.E. Jones Ltd in the 1920’s. See www.aejonesboxes.co.uk/page10 for similar example.

Size
Marks
Condition
21.5cm by 15cm
5.5cm high
Stamped marks on the underside – SEE pictures No chips, cracks or restorations.
Price GB Pounds SOLD


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Arts & Crafts Brass Tray c1900

Arts & Crafts Brass Tray c1900 – stock #7718

An impressive arts and crafts design brass tray with a pie crust scallop edge rim and decorated with a repousse pattern of flowers and leaves. Very finely executed by a skilled artisan. No makers marks found.

Research suggest that this tray was made in Ireland and executed by The Fivemiletown Class. This enterprise was established in 1892 by Mary Montgomery of Blessingbourne. The designers included; Mary’s husband Hugh de Fellenberg Montgomery and John Williams (Guild of Handicraft).

Size
Marks
Condition
51cm by 34cm Unmarked No repairs or restorations. Rim slightly out of line – SEE pictures.

Price GB Pounds
£100.00

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