Arts and Crafts silver and glass jam pot and cover with matching spoon

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Arts and Crafts silver and glass jam pot and cover with matching spoon

£675.00

Antique Reference 2231

Arts and Crafts silver jam pot, cover and matching spoon

Description

Description

An Arts and Crafts silver jam pot and cover with original clear glass liner and matching spoon. The silver base and top is hand hammered and decorated with berries. The base has three silver bun shaped feet. Hallmarked Birmingham 1907 Cropp and Farr. All the silver pieces are marked and have the same date. A delightful and unusual 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 Birmingham 1907 Cropp and Farr

Condition Excellent original condition

Dimensions Approximate max width 14cm max height including handle 13.5 cm

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