Keswick school silver jug or coffee pot

Price range: £1,000 – 5,000

Back from Spanish, “William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain” museum exhibition, this piece is for sale.

For sale, is a Keswick School of Industrial Art’s silver jug. Dated Chester 1913. This rare sterling silver jug by the KSIA was designed by Herbert Maryon. An identical copper jug is ascribed to him in the KSIA archives held in Carlisle. Herbert Maryon was director of the KSIA from 1900 to 1904. A sales ledger at the archive suggests this specific jug may have been nicknamed the “Sigma jug” and made by Thomas Hartley in December 1913.

Maker: Keswick School of Industrial Arts

Designer: Herbert Maryon

Date : 1913

Marks: KSIA, Chester, date letter “n”

Material: Sterling silver

Condition: Excellent

Size: 19.5cm tall

Weight : 448 grams , 15.8 oz

SKU: A16 Category:


See Ian Bruce “The Loving Eye and Skilful Hand” for further information on the KSIA and S. Pudney, “The Keswick School of Industrial Art, An experiment in artistic philanphropy.”