A Kate Harris art nouveau silver buckle

For sale is this fabulous silver buckle by Kate Harris illustrating just how good a designer she was.  Marked for Connells, it was undoubtedly made by William Hutton & Sons.  It is a heavy gauge of silver and in excellent crisp condition.

Price: Sold

Maker:  William Hutton & Sons /Connells

Designer:  Kate Harris

Date: 1900

Marks: WGC, London, “e”

Material: Sterling silver

Condition: Excellent.

Size:  8.5cm long

Weight:  1.9 oz, 56 grams

SKU: A402 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