Art nouveau, Arts and crafts
For sale are these seven silver arts and crafts buckles. In order from top left column and then from the top of the right column:
A1043: A large unmarked silver and turquoise buckle. Style of the Guild of Handicraft. Very good condition 10.5 cm across, 5 cm high. 01.2 oz, 33 grams.
A1404: A Liberty Cymric buckle set with four jelly opals. Liberty & Co, Birmingham, 1901. Probably an Oliver Baker design. 5.25 cm across, 5.0 cm high. 0.7 oz, 21 grams. Model 1006 page 179 Liberty silver sketch book.
A1405: A William Hair Haseler (probably for Liberty & Co) silver cloisonne enamel buckle. Excellent condition. Probably a Bernard Cuzner design. WHH, Birmingham 1907. 6.5 cm high, 5.5cm across. 1.2 oz, 35 grams
A1406: A William Hair Haseler (probably for Liberty & Co) silver blue enamel silver buckle. Excellent condition. WHH, Birmingham 1909. 7.5 cm across, 4.5cm high. 1.2 oz, 34 grams.
A1407: A Ramsden & Carr silver and enamel three piece buckle. The two outer pieces assayed but lacking date letter. The central section unmarked, with turquoise stone. All original. Probably an early piece c 1900. 8.25 cm across x 4.25 high. 2.0 oz, 58 grams. See another Ramsden & Carr buckle with near identical design to the central panel sold at Woolley Wallis 31st October 2018, lot 141.
A1408: A Hukin and Heath (Heath and Middleton) silver and enamel silver buckle. Very good condition. Very minor enamel losses. A very rare thing indeed. Very similar to William Hutton spoon designs and quite probably this is a Kate Allen design. JTH/JHM, Birmingham 1902. . 8.0 cm across, 6.0cm tall. 1.2 oz, 34 grams
A1409: A Liberty Cymric buckle, each part with with central turquoise (slight cracking). A very rare design. Heavy gauge. I think a Rex Silver design. Liberty & Co trefoil mark, 1903. 8.5 cm across, 4.5 cm high. 2.2 oz, 61 grams. Model 176, page 178, Liberty silver sketch book.
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