This was the 12th item of 57 made for John Sutherland-Hawes' Aurum Designs
Engraved to base:
NUMBER--- OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 600 MADE BY ORDER OF THE DEAN AND CHAPTER TO COMMEMORATE THE NINTH CENTENARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL IN 1075
Edition of: 600
Designer: Desmond Clen-Murphy
Maker: Hector Miller Ė StuartDevlin Workshop
Sponsorís Mark: Desmond Clen-Murphy
Height: 16.5 cm Cost new: £164 - £325 pair - £972 x 6
Booklet certificate signed by Walter Hussey, Dean of Chichester
The tapering profile of the goblets cup traces that of the Cathedralís spire. Only six of Englandís medieval cathedrals have stone spires. The cup is supported bya stem formed as a sheaf of wheat. From Roman times, the fertile Sussex plain has been renowned for grain and, in the eighteenth century, with Chichester as its prospering centre, it became the granary of Southern England, feeding London. Upon the wheatsheaf stem appears the six heraldic martlets of Sussex.Pair in original white box - certificate, booklet and more paperwork.
(Clen-Murphy lived in Sussex and produced several commissions for Chichester Cathedral)
Designed by Desmond Clen-Murphy
Made by Hector Miller
PAIR IN ORIGINAL White box
Limited edition of 600 made by order of the Dean & Chapter to commemorate
the 9th Centenary of the foundation of Chichester Cathedral in 1975
This was the 12th item of 55 made for John Sutherland-Hawes' Aurum Designs
Height: 17 cm
Diameter: 11 cm
Set with 4 cabochon moonstones and a cornellian
Bernard Harrington was Head of Silversmithing and Jewellery at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee 1943-74
Inspired by the Orb used in the Coronation
Width: 10.5 cm
Height: 1.5 cm
Weight: 420 gms
One off Prototype made for the Crafts Council.
They sold these in base metal as souvenirs for the Prince of Wales Investiture in 1969
Height: 18 cm
Diameter top: 8 cm
Weight: 509 gms
A one off commission for a Director of Glaxo
Engraved to base: CHARLES A SANDERS. M.D. JANUARY 1990
Loaned to the Goldsmiths' Company for their Brian Asquith exhibition in 1992 at Goldsmiths' Hall
Designed by Eric Clements for Mappin & Webb
Total weight: 91 oz
Height: 19 cm
This award winning design was made in large numbers in Silver Plate but rarely found in silver, especially the Coffee Pot.
The first 3 piece set we had was bought by Eric Clements himself as he didn't have a silver set.
Peppermill, Salt and Mustard
Height: 14cm (peppermill)
Length: 7.5cm (mustard)
This is from the first large Corporate commission after the war for the Ionian Bank. The bank had been bought by Michael Behrens, a patron of Gerald, who was the first backer of North Sea Oil. Later he would give Gerald a bridging loan to purchase his property at Beenham. Behrens also owned the Hanover Gallery, the firdt to show the work of Francis Bacon. Other similarly crested pieces from the Ionian commission can be seen on pages 100 and 101 of Graham Hughes' book; 'Gerald Benney - The story of 50 years at the bench'
Diameter: 1/ 4 inch - 2/ 6 inch - 3/ 8 inch
Width: 1/ 7 inch - 2/ 22 inch - 3/ 29 inch
Price: 1/ £1950 - 2/ £3500 - 3/ £4500
Usually kept in stock - please phone for current price and availability
Height: 12.5 cm
Diameter top: 7.5 cm
2 Red enamel lions heads to front, crested to back.
Commissioned by Royal Salute Whisky. It was launched in 1953 by Chivas Brothers as a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on her coronation day. Named after the traditional 21 gun salute, Royal Salute is aged for a minimum 21 years.
Height: 16.7 cm
Diameter top: 7.5 cm
Rod Kelly had previously made a beaker and plate for Toshio Konishi, fellow Director of Sir Paul Girolami, Chairman of Glaxo and past Warden of the Goldsmiths' Company. When his son Hiroshi Konishi took over as a Director he commissioned this goblet.
The decoration has lotus blossom motifs and a Japanese flag with a sun. The horses were a Japanese symbol associated with his family.
Toye, Kenning & Spencer Ltd
3 Silver & Enamel Caddy Spoons commissioned by Twinings Tea
1. The Twining family crest
2. The bust of Thomas Twining
3. The ornate archway above the entrance to Twinings at 216 Strand in London featuring the Golden Lion and two Oriental figures
In original box with booklet