Royal Doulton – Art Nouveau Vase

Royal Doulton – Art Nouveau Vase – stock #41518

An early 20th century art nouveau design Royal Doulton Lambeth stoneware vase decorated with a stylised floral and foliate design with a graduated mottled green to blue glaze.

Impressed marks on the underside.

Size
Marks
Condition
23.5cm high
11cm wide
Impressed factory mark together with, incised artist monogram “LB” and impressed “BB5” “6943” & “hd” No chips, cracks or restorations. Manufacturing indent on inner foot rim.

Price GB Pounds
£65.00

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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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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.
Price GB Pounds SOLD


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Irish A&C Napkin Ring

Irish Decorative Art Association – Napkin Ring – stock #23218

A delightful early 20th century napkin ring decorated with a coloured Irish Celtic design with celtic knots and an illuminayed “E”. No makers marks found – however this similar to and almost certainly the work of The Irish Decorative Art Association.

The Irish Decorative Art Association was established by the artist Mina Robinson. She initally held art classes in Belfast in the early 1890s which then evolved into the Irish Decorative Art Association. The group, established along with Eta Lowry, was first known as the Belfast School of Poker-work. In 1894 at the Irish Decorative Art Association Exhibition in Portrush, County Antrim, she exhibited poker-work and at the Belfast Art and Industrial Exhibition of 1895. By 1896 the Belfast School of Poker-Work was involved in large scale decorations for house interiors, railway carriages and steamers. The work was widely exhibited, from Cork to St Louis.

Size
Marks
Condition
11.5cm by 9cm
6.5cm high
Original paper labels and signatures on the underside. No cracks, splits or repairs. A few surface scuff and scrapes.
Price GB Pounds
£9.99
SOLD


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Irish Decorative Art Association – CASKET

Irish Decorative Art Association – CASKET – stock #20818

A delightful early 20th centruy casket decorated with a coloured Irish Celtic design with celtic knots and drogon motifs. Marked on the underside with labels for the Irish Decorative Art Association and signed Joyce Gregory.

The Irish Decorative Art Association was established by the artist Mina Robinson. She initally held art classes in Belfast in the early 1890s which then evolved into the Irish Decorative Art Association. The group, established along with Eta Lowry, was first known as the Belfast School of Poker-work. In 1894 at the Irish Decorative Art Association Exhibition in Portrush, County Antrim, she exhibited poker-work and at the Belfast Art and Industrial Exhibition of 1895. By 1896 the Belfast School of Poker-Work was involved in large scale decorations for house interiors, railway carriages and steamers. The work was widely exhibited, from Cork to St Louis.

Size
Marks
Condition
11.5cm by 9cm
6.5cm high
Original paper labels and signatures on the underside. No cracks, splits or repairs. A few surface scuff and scrapes.
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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IONA Celtic Cross by Dawson Bowman

IONA Celtic Cross by Dawson Bowman – stock #9518

A fine looking silver plated Celtic design cross mounted a marble base – either as an ornament or paperweight. Known as Mackinnons cross, an 8th century cross in the Iona Abbey Museum. Marked on the side DB & Scotland.

Made by Hamish Dawson Bowman from the original moulds by Alexander Ritchie of Iona Celtic Art. After Ritchie’s death the moulds were passed to Hannah MacCormick and then used by Dawson Bowman. This is a silver plated version mounted on either Iona or Connemara.

Size
Marks
Condition
13cm high inc mount
5cm wide
marked DB and Scotland. Plating is excellent.
It leans slightly.
Slight wear to corner of the marble base.
Price GB Pounds SOLD Email to order.


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