Silver

A Kate Harris silver art nouveau vase

Price: <£1,000

For sale is this lovely Kate Harris silver vase for William Hutton & Sons.  The vase features her classic flower pattern with organic petal base and intricate design to the join of the vase and foot.

The vase is a good size. Condition is very good.  It is quite highly polished and on close inspection some original solder lines are visible to the body of the vase where the flower patterns have been inserted.  Clear marks.

Kate Harris was employed by the London studio of William Hutton & Sons to produce artistic silver from 1899 to c 1905.  Harris was one of the very few women, or British exhibitors, to win recognition at the 1900 Paris International Exhibition.

For more information on Kate Harris, see Professor Stephen Pudney’s articles on her 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 Vol 39 “Katie Harris: Mystery Woman of English Art Nouveau”.

Maker:  William Hutton & Sons

Designer:  Kate Harris

Date: 1900

Marks: WH&Sons , Birmingham, “e”

Material: Sterling silver

Condition: Very good

Size: 19.75 cm tall, 9.0 cm  max diameter

Weight: Weighted

SKU: A693 Category:

Description

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Additional information

Period

Art nouveau, Arts and crafts