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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ORIVIT Pewter – Art Nouveau Basket

ORIVIT Pewter – Art Nouveau Silver Plated Basket – stock #8118

A super looking original art nouveau Britannia Metal Bonbon basket with an art nouveau design and made by the German firm, Orivit c1905. It has a bowl with wavy rim decorated with moulded designs of flowers with swirrling tendrils into the well of the bowl. There is a sinuous whiplash handle.

This example has most of it’s original silver plate with some wear and tarnish pewter in the well of the bowl. Stamped marks on the underside. I expect that this will appeal to collectors of art nouveau, jugendstil and seccessionist design.

Size
Marks
Condition
Bowl – 17cm wide and 5.5cm high
With Handle – 14cm high and 18cm wide
Stamped mark on the underside.
AOG Orivit within a shield
Stamped number – 2337
Stamped – EP
Etched number – 2594
Exterior – silver plate 99% original with tiny amount of corrosion on the foot rim.
Handle – original silver plate intact. No repairs. Slightly wavy.
Interior – most original silvering intact – some patches of hard grey corrosion, mainly in the well of the bowl – SEE pictures.
Price GB Pounds
£50.00
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Connell of Cheapside – Vase

Connell of Cheapside – Silver Plated Vase – stock #4518

An early 20th century arts and crafts design silver plate on copper vase by Connell of Cheapside. It has a trumpet shape and decorated with a hammered finiish and a band of pierced decoration. The pattern has rose flowers with leaves either side of a garland.

Stamped marks on underside “Connell Cheapside 1716”

Size
Marks
Condition
13.5cm high
7.3cm wide
Stamped “Connell Cheapside 1716” NO repairs or indents. Wear to the plating.
Price GB Pounds SOLD Email to order.


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Duchess of Sutherland Cripples Guild Bowl

Duchess of Sutherland Cripples Guild – Stamped Mark DSCG – S/P Pedestal Bowl – stock #70117

A lovely example of an arts and crafts silver plated copper pedestal bowl hand hammered and decorated with a chased pattern of vines and grapes over a planished texture.

Stamped makers mark on the underside of DSCG below a coronet. These are the marks of the fabulously named Duchess of Sutherland Cripples’ Guild.

Size
Marks
Condition
cm high
cm diameter
Stamped marks on the underside. Copper showing on foot rim edge and a little close to the design. Wear to the interior.
Price GB Pounds £145.00 Email to order.


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HUGH WALLIS – Copper & Pewter Tray c1920

HUGH WALLIS – Copper & Pewter Tray c1920 – EXTRA Large 57cm – stock #66817

An impressive extra large arts and crafts design copper tray decorated with a chased and tinned chequered border pattern. Not sure if this was made a decorative tray or possible a tray table top.

Stamped HW monogram for the artist metalworker; Hugh Wallis (1871-1943) who was based in Altrincham in Cheshire.

Size
Marks
Condition
57cm wide Stamped HW within a square. Left un-polished.
Little of the original patination reminds, only age related.
Wear to the pewtering tinning on the border.
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STATIONERY BOX – Art Nouveau Design

STATIONERY BOX – Art Nouveau Design – Brass Wood Lined – stock #62117

An attractive original art nouveau period and style stationery casket decorated designed landscape cartouches surrounded by sinuous patterns of fir cones and mistletoe. Made in brass with wood lining. Originally silver plated with some areas of silvering. Most like dating to c1905/15 and made in Germany. There is a tiny stamped mark on the underside which could be an “M”.

62117a

Size
Marks
Condition
22cm wide
14cm high
9cm deep
Stamped mark on the underside. Good looking item. Mainly brass – silver plating worn. A few holes from polishing – SEE photo. One wood divider missing from the inside.
Price GB Pounds
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Arts & Crafts Fish Plaque

Arts & Crafts Brass Fish Plaque c1900 – stock #60217

A fine and original arts and crafts brass wall plate decorated with a freize of swimming fish. Most likely dating to c1900/1910.

I have not been able to find any signatures or monorams to identify the artisan who made it. The hopeful looking fish are a typical motif associated with the artist John Pearson and followers.

60217a

Size
Marks
Condition
25cm wide Unmarked No chips, cracks or restorations.
Price GB Pounds
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Duchess of Sutherland Cripples Guild

Duchess of Sutherland Cripples Guild – Stamped Mark DSCG – S/P Pedestal Bowl – stock #57717

A lovely example of an arts and crafts silver plated copper pedestal bowl hand hammered and decorated with a chased pattern of vines and grapes over a planished texture.

Stamped makers mark on the underside of DSCG below a coronet. These are the marks of the fabulously named Duchess of Sutherland Cripples’ Guild.

57717d

Size
Marks
Condition
10.5cm high
14cm diameter
Stamped marks on the underside. Rim is a little wavy with small indentations. Copper showing on foot rim edge and a little close to the design. Wear to the interior.
Price GB Pounds SOLD Email to order.


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WMF Pewter INKWELL No120K

WMF Pewter INKWELL No120K c1914 – stock #47617

A stylish early 20th century pewter inkwell by the German maker WMF and dating to c1914. It has an art nouveau jugendstil design decoratde with a repeating square motif on the pen tray and lid with entwinned knot patterns on the corners.

Marked on the underside with a shape number 120K and marked on the back “WEPCO EP OX”. This mark was used by WMF in c1914 for items exported to English speaking countries. Presented as bright polished pewter with hints of the original silver plating.

47617a

Size
Marks
Condition
7cm high
21cm wide by 11cm
Moulded “120K” on the underside.
Stamped “WEPCO EP OX” on rear.
Presented as bright polished pewter with hints of the original silver plating. Later blue glass liner. Some small indents and marks.
Price GB Pounds
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WMF – Grecian Wall Plaques

WMF – Grecian Wall Plaques No295 – stock #40017

A pair of stylish and original early 20th century silver plated pewter wall plates or calling card trays decorated with the head and torso of classical Grecian Lady and Gent – rendered in the German jugendstil / art nouveau style.

Made by the famed German firm, WMF and dating to c1905. Although no makers mark has been found, they are illustrated in the 1905 WMF metalware catalogue.

40017a

Size
Marks
Condition
18cm high
17cm wide
Moulded pattern numbers on backs. Presented bright polished – some original silver plating, but mainly polished pewter. A few scuffs and minor indents.
Price GB Pounds SOLD Email to order.


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