Arts and Crafts hammered silver footed bowl

£595.00

Antiques Reference 2428

Arts and Crafts hammered silver footed  bowl

 

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Description

Description

Arts and Crafts hammered silver footed bowl. Beautifully decorated and shaped and weighing approximately 14 ounces. Hallmarked LAC – Lionel Alfred Crichton London 1924 and with a retailers mark for Crichton Ltd and Made in England. Crichtons had premises in Old Bond Street, London and subsequently also in New York.

Excellent original condition .

See also item 2430 for similar piece

History

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920. It stood for traditional craftsmanship using simple forms, and often used medieval, romantic, or folk styles of decoration. The movement had an “extraordinary flowering” in Scotland where it was represented by the development of the ‘Glasgow Style’ which was based on the talent of the Glasgow School of Art. Structured more by a set of ideals than a prescriptive style, the Movement took its name from the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, a group founded in London in 1887 that had as its first president the artist and book illustrator Walter Crane. The Society’s chief aim was to assert a new public relevance for the work of decorative artists (historically they had been given far less exposure than the work of painters and sculptors).

Date Hallmarked LAC – Lionel Alfred Crichton London 1924 and with a retailers mark for Crichton Ltd and Made in England

Condition Excellent original condition

Dimensions Approximate diameter 16.5 height 5.75 cm

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