Gordon Russell – Dish

Gordon Russell – Copper Dish c1928 – stock #52920

An early 20th century copper trinket dish of a shallow shape deorcated with a simple punched pattern over a hammered texture surface. An arts and crafts meet art deco feel. Marked on the underside “RW Ltd” for “Russell Workshops Ltd”.

It is recorded that Russell and Sons Ltd changed its name to Russell Workshops Ltd on 4th November 1927, and then to Gordon Russell Ltd on 28th September 1929 dating this bowl to a very precise production date.

Size
Marks
Condition
10cm diameter
2cm deep
Stamped maker mark on the underside.
“RW Ltd”
No breaks or repair.
Some patination and verdi gris.
Price GB Pounds SOLD

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Bretby Art Pottery

Bretby Art Pottery – Wall Pocket – stock #51020

A late 19th century Bretby Art Pottery bag shaped wall pocket decorated with an olive green glaze. Impressed makers marks on the underside. Including the Bretby Sunrise mark and the shape number 729.

This design reminds me of the work of Dr Christopher Dresser and the patterns created for the Linthorpe Pottery and Ault

Size
Marks
Condition
17.5cm high
13.5cm wide
Impressed on the underside.
Bretby Sunrise mark.
Shape nuber 729.
NO cracks or restorations.
Firing Stilt marks on the back
a tiny glaze flake off the top rim and another off the botton of the bag.
Vintage item with some but minimal evidence of use.
Price GB Pounds
£9.99
Available
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A&C Copper Candlestick

Arts and Crafts Copper Candlestick – stock #37320

An arts and crafts period copper chamber candlestick dating to c1900. It has a simple clean undecorated design with a single rolled handle attached with a copper rivet. The candle holder is soldered on to the base, as made. Finished with a nicely planished hammered surface.

The maker of this item is not known (to me). It is unsigned and unattributed.

Size
Marks
Condition
4cm high
14cm wide
Unmarked No chips, cracks or restorations. Handle is a tiny bit loose.
Price GB Pounds
£9.99
Available
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Liberty & Co – Tudric Plate 0112

Liberty & Co – Tudric Pewter Plate 0112 – stock #33620

An early 20th century arts and crafts design pewter platter or charger decorated with small stylised flowers. Made for Liberty and Co for the their Tudric range of art metalware in c1905. This pattern is number 0112 and possibly designed by Oliver Baker.

Stamped mark “0112” on the underside.

Size
Marks
Condition
33cm diameter Stamped mark on the underside “0112” No repairs or restorations.
Grey age patination.
Many small indents and bends.
Price GB Pounds
£95.00
Available
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Liberty Tudric Pewter – Tankard 1902

Liberty & Co – Tudric Pewter Tankard 053 – stock #13320

An early 20th century pewter tankard made to commemorate the coronation of Edward VII in 1902. Retailed by Liberty & Co as part of their Tudric Range of art pewter wares. Most likely designed by Archibald Knox (1864-1933)

It is decorated with a Coat of Arms for the Orde of the Garter and has “EDW VII Rec Coronat0 Carolus Scarisbrick In Memoriam ME DD” embossed around the top rim.

Size
Marks
Condition
13cm high
10cm wide
Stamped “Tudric 053” Patinated grey from age. Wear to the coat of arms. Not exactly round and with dents and bends – SEE picture.
Price GB Pounds SOLD

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Aesthetic Movement – Door Plates

Aesthetic Movement – Door Plates – stock #12420

A pair of mid 19th century pressed brass door finger or push plates. Each is decorated with an embossed pattern of stylised Chrysanthemums with scrolling foliage. Hints of the style of Thomas Jeckyll.

No makers marks found. However they are stamped with a registed design lozenge suggests a registration date of 1st January 1872.

Size
Marks
Condition
26.5cm by 7.5cm Stamped registed design mark Wear and indents and other wear lines – SEE pictures.
Price GB Pounds SOLD

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Liberty & Co – Thebes Chair

Liberty & Co – Thebes Chair – stock #

An antique up holstered low hall chair with a dark oak finish. Retailed by Liberty & Co and known as the “Thebes” chair.

Reasonable condition some evidence of age and use. SEE pictures below. The is a flake of wood missing from one foot and several shrinkage lines in the wood. Some surface wear to the wood andevidence of previous holsterery.

Size
Marks
Condition
91cm high
48cm wide
None found. Newly upholstered.
Price GB Pounds SOLD

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