A Liberty Cymric silver rose bowl

Price range: £10,000+

Liberty & Co silver and enamel rose bowl from the Cymric range. This bowl is a very unusual and rare example from the Liberty Cymric range. Made from a heavy gauge of silver it includes the Shakespearian description “A rose would smell as sweet by any other name”. The four enamel panels each appear to illustrate themes from Arthurian legend.

Maker: Liberty & Co
Designer: Attributed to Oliver Baker
Date : 1903
Marks: Birmingham, date letter “d”, Model number 2152, Cymric
Material: Sterling silver
Condition: Excellent. Enamels all perfect with no restoration. Some rubbing to the hallmark.
Size: 18cm diameter, 10cm tall
Weight : 1050 grams

SKU: A1 Category:


See article on Oliver Baker in the Silver Society Journal 2010, by Anthony Bernbaum.

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Art nouveau, Arts and crafts