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Escrimeur

Winchester, Hampshire

Researcher into Arts & Crafts silver

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Knox Jam spoon - Silverin Silver
Spectacular Celtic spoon or is it? - Silverin Silver
Liberty 'Crocus' teaspoons - Arts and Craftsin Arts and Crafts
Rare Liberty teaspoon - Silverin Silver

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  1. Moonhill's comment is interesting; I'm not sure if Alec Ritchie would have made something quite like that although the reference to Celtic interlace is very apparent. Many of Ritchie's spoon (and for...
  2. The mark may be that of Thomas Bradbury & Sons (despite the J). Probably c. 1900 and EPNS for Electro-plated nickel silver.
  3. Yes please to Amy Sandheim's death date. I am still trying to find out about Fernand Haville, about whom nobody seem to have heard. His F.H mark first seems to appear about 1926 and he produced exac...
  4. Many thanks for that. Typically there is mention of the dates of almost everyone except Amy! But she appears to have been born c. 1905 ish and died perhaps c. 1980?
  5. Many thanks! The spoons had been matt-sprayed to prevent self portraiture during photography and to bring out the detail. It always makes them look a bit weird and (as you say) lacking patina but if...
  6. Thanks for putting your coffee spoons on. I'm not sure that they're called Crocus as there is a pattern by Knox, once again, that goes under that (also) unofficial name. These were prob. designed by...
  7. Many thanks. Feel fee to put a pic on the site and I'll see if I can add some more info.
  8. Thanks Kyratango. The only easily-accessible database of Liberty jewellery is on a microfiche in the National Art Collection (Library) at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. You will need to get...
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