MARTIN HALL & Co Silver - Dr Christopher Dresser - Large Wine Ewer / Jug & Cups

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MARTIN HALL & Co Silver - Dr Christopher Dresser - Large Wine Ewer / Jug & Cups

£3,500.00

Description

A large and impressive silver wine or water ewer, with as pair of matching goblets, made by the London firm of Martin Hall & Co.

The London made ovoid ewer features a trumpet shaped neck with bearded man / Bacchus with square section looped handle, with deep cut horizonal bands and a spun circular foot. The Sheffield made goblets match the ewer in design, and sponsor.

This design is featured on page 181 of the Harry Lyons "Christopher Dresser: The People Designer". Although the book does stress that the design is 7 years ahead of the Hukin & Heath period, this set does follow the Elkington designs of the period. The tea set is a registered design dating 1871.

Markings: All pieces fully hallmarked. Ewer is dated 1873, the goblets 1877.

Size: Ewer measures 25.5 cm (10") tall. the goblets 9.5 cm (3 3/4").

Condition: Light signs of use, professionally cleaned and polished so in in excellent order. No evidence of monograms or engravings. Please see images.

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item details
Material and Technique Sterling Silver
Origin British
Period 20th Century
Style Victorian
Condition Excellent
Hallmark Fully!

Product REF: E07-66B-110