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Sterling Silver Art Nouveau Casket. Attributed to Kate Harris.

Rectangular with domed lid and applied quadripartite decoration in the Celtic style and an applied natural opal central cabochon to the lid. Opens to a void, gilt interior.
London hallmark for 1902 and maker’s mark for William Hutton and Sons of Sheffield and London. Kate Harris was a staff designer at the firm’s London workshops and assistant to Mr.Blackman, one of the company’s directors. A small London workshop had been opened in 1896 for the production of Art Nouveau silver, Hutton’s being a major supplier to Liberty & Co. ‘The Studio’ magazine described Kate’s work as gracefully conceived and executed. She exhibited a design winning cup and cover at the 1900 Paris Exhibition.
English, London Hallmark, 1902.
Height 1.25” (3cm) Width 3.5” (9cm) Depth 2.3/8” (5.5cm)
Stock No. 1370

Price: £1,450.00




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Sterling Silver Art Nouveau Casket. Attributed to Kate Harris.

Rectangular with domed lid and applied quadripartite decoration in the Celtic style and an applied natural opal central cabochon to the lid. Opens to a void, gilt interior.
London hallmark for 1902 and maker’s mark for William Hutton and Sons of Sheffield and London. Kate Harris was a staff designer at the firm’s London workshops and assistant to Mr.Blackman, one of the company’s directors. A small London workshop had been opened in 1896 for the production of Art Nouveau silver, Hutton’s being a major supplier to Liberty & Co. ‘The Studio’ magazine described Kate’s work as gracefully conceived and executed. She exhibited a design winning cup and cover at the 1900 Paris Exhibition.
English, London Hallmark, 1902.
Height 1.25” (3cm) Width 3.5” (9cm) Depth 2.3/8” (5.5cm)
Stock No. 1370

Price: £1,450.00

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