2nd Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST

20th Century Design

 
  Lot 118
 

118

Kate Allen for William Hutton & Sons: A Silver and Enamel Spoon, blue and green enamel to the handle with a shaped planished bowl, maker's mark WH&S LD, London 1905
18cm long

Provenance:
The Estate of David Middleton.

Sold for £160
Estimated at £150 - £200


 

Fully marked on back of bowl. The marks are clear. There is some overall surface scratching and wear, consistent with age and use. There is some wear/bruising to the edge of the bowl, particularly on the right hand side. There is a solder repair to the central section where the handle attaches to the bowl. There are some small chips to the enamel, though these are only visible under magnification.   

 


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Auction: 20th Century Design, 2nd Mar, 2024

A selection of good, early pieces of Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson furniture will be coming up in the 20th Century Design Sale on 2nd March, including a circa 1929 Monk's Chair from Ampleforth Abbey, two circa 1930s Monk's Chairs from the Horlicks family, and a circa 1930s Partner's Desk. These will be joined by a strong offering of modern Mouseman. A further good example of Arts and Crafts furniture comes in the form of a very finely made Cotswold School Dressing Mirror. 

Amongst the ceramics in the sale will be the Dr John C. Yule Collection of Linthorpe and Middlesbrough Pottery, a Private Collection of Dennis Chinaworks Pottery, a good example of Pilkington's Royal Lancastrian, and a Private Collection of Studio Pottery including pots by Richard Batterham. 

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