A Kate Harris art nouveau maiden silver buckle

For sale is this fabulous silver buckle by Kate Harris and made by William Hutton & Sons.  It is a heavy gauge of silver and in excellent crisp condition.  An early example dating to 1899.

Price: Sold

Maker:  William Hutton & Sons

Designer:  Kate Harris

Date: 1899

Marks: WH&sns, London, “d”

Material: Sterling silver

Condition: Excellent.

Size:  10 cm long

Weight:  1.9 oz, 56 grams

SKU: A453 Category:


Kate Harris was employed the London studio of William Hutton & Sons to produce artistic silver from 1899 to c 1905.  Her work is often hallmarked for Goldsmiths and Silversmiths who were retailers as well as manufacturers.  See Dr Stephen Pudney’s articles on Kate Harris in the Decorative Arts Society Journal Vol 22 “A marriage of art and commerce: Kate Harris and the arts and crafts silverware of William Hutton & Sons” and 2015 Volume 39 “The mystery woman of English art nouveau”.

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Art nouveau, Arts and crafts