Arts and Crafts hammered silver bowl standing on 3 shaped legs by Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company

£775.00

Antiques Reference 2505

Arts and Crafts hammered silver bowl standing on 3 shaped legs by Goldsmiths and Silversmiths company

Description

Arts and Crafts hammered silver bowl standing on 3 shaped legs by Goldsmiths and Silversmiths company. Hand hammered and with a registered design number of 429216 this is a superb example of Arts and Crafts silver. Retailers mark Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company 112 Regents Street to the underside and clear Hallmarks to the side of the bowl. – Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company London 1905. Excellent original condition.

History

Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company

The firm was established in 1880 by William Gibson (d. 1913) and John Lawrence Langman (1846-1928). The firm was active at 112 Regent Street, London acquiring the premises previously used by John Joseph Mechi. In 1893 the firm absorbed The Goldsmiths’ Alliance Ltd (late A.B. Savory & Sons) and in 1898 became the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd being active as jewellers, dealers in diamonds and precious stones, silversmiths, electroplaters and watch and clock makers.
In 1952 Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd was amalgamated with Garrard & Co Ltd.
The firm participated to a number of national and international exhibitions, as Indian and Colonial Exhibition (London, 1886), Paris (1889), Chicago (1893), California (1894), Paris (1900) and Franco-British Exhibition (London, 1908).
The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co was active with manufactories at Newcastle Place, Clerkenwell; Regent Works, Sheffield and Rue St George, Paris and as retailer of items supplied by various British gold and silver manufacturers (Martin Hall & Co Ltd, W&G Sissons, Wakely & Wheeler, William Comyns, Harrison Brothers & Howson, etc.)

 

Date Hallmarked Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company London 1905

Condition Excellent original condition

Dimensions Approximate diameter 15 cm height 12.5 cm

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