A Kate Harris pair of silver salts with original spoons

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A lovely pair of silver arts and crafts salts by Kate Harris. Hallmarked for Connells of Cheapside and dated London 1900. The salts would have been retailed by Connells and made by William Hutton & Sons. These salts have all the characteristics of Kate Harris and retain their original spoons.  The glass liners are old and in excellent condition and may also be original Powell glass.  The salts are a good gauge of silver and in excellent condition.  There is some slight salt damage to the patina of the spoon bowls.

Maker: Connells / William Hutton

Designer: Kate Harris

Date : 1900

Marks: WGC, London, date letter “e”

Material: Sterling silver

Condition: Excellent

Size: 10.5 cm diameter across handles, 4.0cm high. Spoons 7.5cm long

Weight : 71 grams, 2.5 oz  each (excl liners and spoon)

SKU: A1458 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 article 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”.

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Art nouveau, Arts and crafts