A Kate Harris art nouveau silver cup

Price: Sold

For sale is this William Hutton & Sons silver cup attributed to Kate Harris.   The cup is hallmarked for Hutton’s London, 1902, where Harris was employed as their lead designer.  The body of the cup is decorated with classic Harris repeating organic art nouveau style motifs.  The cup’s handle is fixed with visible rivets, more in the arts and crafts style.  Condition is excellent.

Maker:  William Hutton & Sons

Designer:  Kate Harris (attrib)

Date: 1902

Marks: WH&Sns, London, “g”

Material: Sterling silver

Condition: Excellent

Size:  9.25 cm high, diameter 6.5 cm (excl handle)

Weight:  5.2 oz, 148 grams

SKU: A821 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