A set of six Kate Harris art nouveau silver buttons in their original box

Price: £495

For sale is this set of six Kate Harris silver buttons, hallmarked for William Hutton and Sons, 1903.  Each button shows classic Harris maiden that appears on a number of Kate Harris pieces design registration 411100.

The buttons are in excellent condition, in their original box with clips.

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: 1903

Marks: WH&Sns, Birmingham, “d”

Material: Sterling silver

Condition: Excellent

Size: 2.2 cm diameter

Weight: NM

SKU: A1354-1 Category:

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Art nouveau, Arts and crafts