Art nouveau, Arts and crafts
For sale is this rare 1977 modernist silver cover bowl. The lid is set with stylised cloisonné enamel depicting what I think are trees and a cloud.
The silver carries the rare mark of Arabella Stuart, a little known silversmith who registered her mark in 1974. This piece is competently produced with particularly nice hand raised cup. The overall effect is charming – a modern take on a c 1900 Ashbee piece.
Condition is excellent, with just very small nibbles to the edge of the enamel. A very good gauge.
Maker: Arabella Stuart
Designer: Arabella Stuart
Marks: AS, London, “c”
Material: Sterling silver, enamel
Condition: Very good
Size: 9.5 cm tall, 8.75 max diameter
Weight: 237 grams , 8.4 oz