A Kate Harris pair of silver salts

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A lovely pair of silver arts and crafts salts by Kate Harris. Hallmarked for Richard Halford & Sons, and dated London 1900. Richard Halford was a leading Mayfair retailer whose mark appears on many Kate Harris pieces.  William Hutton & Sons would have been the original manufacturer. These salts have all the characteristics of Kate Harris   The glass liners are old and in excellent condition but may not be original Powell glass.  They are a good gauge of silver.

Maker: Richard Hodd & Sons / William Hutton

Designer: Kate Harris

Date : 1900

Marks: RH & Sons, London, date letter “e”

Material: Sterling silver

Condition: Excellent

Size: 11cm diameter across handles, 4.0cm high

Weight : 73 grams, 2.6 oz  each (excl liners)

SKU: A280 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