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

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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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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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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.
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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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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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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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W.A.S Benson – Candlesticks

W.A.S Benson – Candlesticks – stock #16317

These are two arts and crafts candlesticks designed by William Arthur Smith Benson (1854-1924) and dating to c1900. They are both of a similar design with contrasting colours; one with copper details the other with brass.

Similar examples are illustrated in Benson’s 1899-1900 “Price List of Fittingd for Oil, Gas, Candle, Table Ware etc” as design number 770.

16317a

Size
Marks
Condition
26cm high
14cm wide
Unmarked Good with some wear – Sconce drip trays have bends and indents. One split on the brass one..
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