An unusual and rare Gilbert Leigh Marks stone set silver bowl

Price: ><£10,000

A rare and unusual Gilbert Marks lapis lazuli stone set bowl. The bowl is hallmarked for Gilbert Marks and carries his engraved signature. This bowl represents the further development of Marks’ work. The bowl is inset with large deep blue lapis lazuli stones in the arts and crafts style with the entire design and shape of the bowl of organic art nouveau influence. As with all Marks’ work the repousse flowers, with their lapis centres, are extremely fine.

Maker:  Gilbert Marks

Designer:  Gilbert Marks

Date: 1902

Marks: GM, London, “g”, Signed Gilbert Marks 1902

Material: Sterling silver and lapis lazuli

Condition: Very good. Four of the six lapis have been replaced.

Size: 19.0cm diameter (max), 16cm high

Weight: 709 grams, 25oz

SKU: A141 Category:

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Art nouveau, Arts and crafts