Rare Morecambe School copper caddy spoon

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For sale is this rare Morecambe HEC (Higher Education College) copper caddy spoon.  Morecambe HEC was where Thomas Sparks, one of the Keswick School of Industrial Arts most celebrated metalworkers, taught from c 1908.  He established a small “School or Guild” at the College producing a very small range of output.

This copper caddy spoon probably dates to c 1910 and the influence  of the Keswick School of Industrial Art is clear.

See this link to read more about Thomas Sparks and the Morecambe HEC.

Maker:  Morecambe HEC
Designer: Thomas Sparks
Date: c. 1910
Marks: Morecame HEC
Material: Copper
Condition: Very good
Size: 6cm long
Weight: nm

SKU: A734 Category:


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