See “The work and legacy of the Sheffield Artcrafts Guild”, Silver Society Journal 2008, by Rachel Conroy.
Price range: Sold
For sale is this rare piece by Sheffield arts and crafts silversmith Sidney Wilkinson (1871-1946). Wilkinson was an art master at Sheffield Art School placing him at the heart of Sheffield’s thriving arts and crafts movement led by Joseph Beeston Himsworth and his daughter Joyce. Wilkinson was a member of Sheffield Artcrafts Guild.
The bowl is assayed for Sheffield 1937 and is also marked “HAND MADE” to the base. Aesthetically it is a mix of deco and arts and crafts.
For more information please see The work and legacy of the Sheffield Artcrafts Guild’, Rachel Conroy, publ. Silver Studies 2008, pg. 47. See this link.
Maker: Sidney Wilkinson
Designer: Sidney Wilkinson
Date : 1937
Marks: SW, Sheffield, date letter “u”
Material: Sterling silver
Size: 3.75 cm high, 16.5 cm diameter
Weight : 232 grams, 8.2 oz