A Liberty & Co silver inkwell, attributed to Oliver Baker

This unusual and rare arts and crafts silver inkwell is made by William Hair Haseler for Liberty & Co, the design attributed to Oliver Baker.  The inkwell includes classic Baker features of riveted strap work and coiling wirework.  This inkwell is marked W.H.H for Haselers who made all Liberty’s Cymric silver and appears in the Liberty & Co silver sketch book at the Westminster Archive with model number 658.

Price range: Sold

Maker: William Hair Haseler

Designer: Oliver Baker (attrib)

Date : 1904

Marks: W.H.H, Birmingham, date letter “e”.

Material: Sterling silver

Condition: Excellent. Birmingham anchor mark rubbed. Replacement liner

Size: 8.5cm diameter, 4.5cm high

Weight : 3.5 oz, 99 grams

SKU: A175 Category:


A photo of the inkwell from the Liberty sketch book is available on request.

Additional information


Liberty & Co / Haselers


Sterling silver

Price range

£1,000 – 5,000


Art nouveau, Arts and crafts