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POST WAR SILVER - OTHER MAKERS

6 Piece Silver Cruet
6 Piece Silver Double Cruet
Carrington & Co
London 1961
Height Salt: 10.2 cm
506 gms
£ 495.00
ALBERT BROOKER Silver Caster
London 1961

15 cm

Albert George Brooker registered his mark in 1945 (AGB in a rectangle - not to be confused with that of Gerald Benney's AGB in 3 circles) He mainly produced ecclesiastical work and taught at the Central School of Arts and Crafts.
£ 395.00
ALBERT BROOKER Silver Cruet
London 1961
Height: 10 cm


Albert George Brooker registered his mark in 1945 (AGB in a rectangle - not to be confused with that of Gerald Benney's AGB in 3 circles) He mainly produced ecclesiastical work and taught at the Central School of Arts and Crafts.
£ 450.00
ALFRED GROVE Silver Spoon
London 1968
18.5 cm

Alfred Grove either taught or studied at Bideford College of Art
£ 98.00
Anthony Hope Silver Box
Scottish Silver Box
Anthony Hope
Edinburgh 1977
Queen's Silver Jubilee Mark
Width 6 cm


Anthony Hope was a jeweller/silversmith based in Newcastle in the early 1970's and moved to Rothbury in the mid 1980's.He sold up and went to live in the Bahamas.
£ 195.00
ANTON PRUDEN Silver Jug
London 1988
Height: 8 cm
Width: 12 cm

Anton Pruden is the grandson of Dunstan Pruden and works in Ditchling, Sussex
£ 350.00
ARTHUR PHILPOTT Silver Pepper and Salt
Arthur James Philpott
London 1987
Height: 9.5 cm

Arthur Philpott worked in Gloucester
£ 295.00
B R CAIN  Silver Tea Set
London 1957
Wakely and Wheeler
Signed by B R Cain (only tray signed with facsimile)
Height of Hot water: 17cm
Diameter of bowl:12.5cm
Diameter of tray: 41.5cm
Weight: 3.9kg (including handles)


CAIN, Brian R Born in 1931 and served his apprenticeship with Wakely and Wheeler. He studied on day release at the Central School of Arts and Crafts with contemporaries John Bartholomew and Lew Marlow. Payne and Son of Oxford and George Tarratt in Leicester retailed some of the pieces he designed for Wakely and Wheeler in the late 1950's. Cain later moved to C J Vander where he was the company's design manager.
£ 2,950.00
BERNARD HARRINGTON Silver Covered Bowl
Edinburgh 1952
Height: 17 cm
Diameter: 11 cm
Coronation Hallmark




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 

£ 2,750.00
BRIAN CAIN Silver Dish
Designed by Brian Cain

Made by Wakely & Wheeler

London 1958

Diameter: 15.5 cm
Height: 5 cm
£ 395.00
BRIAN CAIN Silver Wine Labels

London 1982

£120 each


Brian Cain was born in 1931 and served his apprenticeship with Wakely and Wheeler. He studied on day release at the Central School of Arts and Crafts with contemporaries John Bartholomew and Lew Marlow. Payne and Son of Oxford and George Tarratt in Leicester retailed some of the pieces he designed for Wakely and Wheeler in the late 1950's. Cain later moved to C J Vander where he was the company's design manager.
CECIL COLYER Silver Jug
London 1968
Height: 9.2 cm
Width: 13 cm

Cecil Frederick Colyer studied at Cambridge and spent time in Nigeria in the Colonial Service. Returning to England he ran a boys club at Uppingham School and during the war was a pilot instructor for the RAF.In 1952 was appointed as Head of Metal and Woodwork at Bryanston School. He was a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Turners and registered his London mark in 1965 then later in Edinburgh. One of his students, Simon Beer, called him '...an inspired teacher'. He died in 1994. 
£ 395.00
CHRIS KNIGHT Silver Goblet/Beaker
Sheffield 1992

Height: 16.5 cm

Reversible Goblet or Beaker - gilt lined cups
£ 950.00
CHRISTOPHER STEVENS Silver Jug

London 1976
Christopher M Stevens

Height: 9 cm
£ 295.00
DEAKIN & FRANCIS Silver Dish
Deakin & Francis
Birmingham 1963
Length: 21 cm
Width: 12 cm
£ 250.00
DENNIS BUGG Silver Dish
Silver Dish
Dennis W Bugg
London 1976
Length: 20.5 cm


£ 295.00
Derek Birch Silver & Acrylic Candlesticks
Silver Mounted Acrylic Candlesticks
Derek Birch
Birmingham 1973
Double Centenary Hallmark
7.5 cm

Derek Birch (1941-2011) studied at the Birmingham School of Jewellery and Silversmithing and then Birmingham College of Art 1957-62 and Royal College of Art 1962-5. Established a workshop in Lincoln and received many important commissions for the City of Lincoln and three presented to the Queen. He returned to Birmingham in the late 1960's and taught full time - among his many students was Theresa Nguyen who holds him in high regard - "An inspiring teacher and mentor" He continued designing and making while teaching and retired from the Birmingham School of Jewellery and Silversmithing in 2006.

2 pairs avaiable
£ 120.00
DESMOND CLEN-MURPHY Silver Beaker/Vase
DESMOND CLEN-MURPHY Silver Beaker/Vase
Silver Beaker/Vase
Desmond Clen-Murphy
London 1968
Height: 11.5 cm
Stippled Band and gilt lined
£395
3 available

Desmond Clen-Murphy (1924-2010)His work rarely appears - studied with Gerald Benney at Brighton then taught silversmithing by Dunstan Pruden. He established a workshop in Brighton in 1952 and taught at Worthing. In the 1950's gave Benney a hand and also worked with Louis Osman. The majority of his work was made as commissions from the Goldsmiths' Company, Universities, Churches and the Government. He designed the Aurum goblet for Chichester Cathedral in 1976 and some of his work can be seen in the Treasury there.
£ 395.00
FRANCIS LOYEN Pair Silver Goblets
London 1982
Height: 15.5cm
Plique-a-jour enamel
(See a slightly shorter pair 1982 illustrated in my book page 307 purchased in 2013 for £1820, now in the Pearson Silver Collection)


£ 1,500.00
GWENDOLINE WHICKER Silver Butter Knife
Silver Butter Knife
Gwendoline Whicker
London 195910 cm

Gwendoline Cross was born in Bristol in 1900 and attended Bristol Art School. She married Australian artist Fred Whicker in 1931 and lived in Clifton, Bristol and both of them exhibited at the Royal West of England Academy annual exhibitions. They moved to Wood Lane, Falmouth and she registered her hallmark in London in 1948. She made cutlery, jewellery boxes with hand beaten silver decorated with either enamel or semi-precious stones and jewellery. They moved from the New Bristol Arts Club to the St. Ives Society of Artists, with Gwen as secretary and Fred treasurer and exhibited there until their deaths. She produced etchings, paintings, drawings, sculpture, jewellery and silverwork. Much of her silver work has not been traced as it was sent to Fred's sister in Canada on her death. A retrospective exhibition of their work was held at the Falmouth Art Gallery in 1994 when 14 pieces of silverwork were loaned from private collections.
£ 140.00
GWENDOLINE WHICKER Silver Serving Spoon
Gwendoline Whicker
London 1963
23 cm

Gwendoline Cross was born in Bristol in 1900 and attended Bristol Art School. She married Australian artist Fred Whicker in 1931 and lived in Clifton, Bristol and both of them exhibited at the Royal West of England Academy annual exhibitions. They moved to Wood Lane, Falmouth and she registered her hallmark in London in 1948. She made cutlery, jewellery boxes with hand beaten silver decorated with either enamel or semi-precious stones and jewellery. They moved from the New Bristol Arts Club to the St. Ives Society of Artists, with Gwen as secretary and Fred treasurer and exhibited there until their deaths. She produced etchings, paintings, drawings, sculpture, jewellery and silverwork. Much of her silver work has not been traced as it was sent to Fred's sister in Canada on her death. A retrospective exhibition of their work was held at the Falmouth Art Gallery in 1994 when 14 pieces of silverwork were loaned from private collections.
£ 220.00
GWENDOLINE WHICKER Silver Spoon
Gwendoline Whicker
London 1951
18 cm

Gwendoline Cross was born in Bristol in 1900 and attended Bristol Art School. She married Australian artist Fred Whicker in 1931 and lived in Clifton, Bristol and both of them exhibited at the Royal West of England Academy annual exhibitions. They moved to Wood Lane, Falmouth and she registered her hallmark in London in 1948. She made cutlery, jewellery boxes with hand beaten silver decorated with either enamel or semi-precious stones and jewellery. They moved from the New Bristol Arts Club to the St. Ives Society of Artists, with Gwen as secretary and Fred treasurer and exhibited there until their deaths. She produced etchings, paintings, drawings, sculpture, jewellery and silverwork. Much of her silver work has not been traced as it was sent to Fred's sister in Canada on her death. A retrospective exhibition of their work was held at the Falmouth Art Gallery in 1994 when 14 pieces of silverwork were loaned from private collections.
£ 220.00
HARRY WARMINGTON Silver Ladle
Silver Ladle
Harry Warmington
London 1967
12 cm


£ 120.00
Henry VIII Seal Silver Box
London 1984
BJS Electroplating Co
Diameter 8 cm
Electroformed from the original seal
£ 195.00
HORNSEY SCHOOL of ART Pair Silver Salad Servers
Hornsey School of Art
London 1960
Length: 24 cm
£ 140.00
HORNSEY SCHOOL of ART Silver Napkin Rings
Hornsey School of Art
London 1969
Width: 5.8 cm

£120 pair
£ 120.00
John Brownrigg Silver Napkin Ring
John Brownrigg
London 1987
Diameter: 5.1 cm
Height: 3.8 cm
£ 120.00
JOHN DONALD Silver Burgundy Label

London 1967
Britannia Standard
Diameter: 6 cm

Commissioned by the Wine Label Circle

With removable silver plaque

John Alistair Donald was born in 1928 and studied jewellery at the Royal College of Art. He is considered to be one of the leading Post War British jewellers although he did produce some silver items.
£ 295.00
JOHN FOSTER MILLER Six Silver Goblets
London 1969
Height: 16.5 cm

John Foster Miller entered his mark in 1969.
£ 1,950.00
JOYCE BROCKENHURST Silver Dish
London 1954
Width: 10 cm


£ 98.00
JULIE CHAMBERLAIN Cocktail Stirrer
Silver Cocktail Stirrer
Julie Chamberlain
London 1985
25 cm

Julie Chamberlain was born in 1958 and studied 3D Design and Silversmithing at Middlesex University before going to the Royal College of Art in 1981. She set up her own workshop in London in 1984
£ 195.00
JULIE CHAMBERLAIN Silver Candlestick
London 1993
Designed by Julie Chamberlain
For Garrard and Co
Facsmile engraved signature
Height: 17cm
Weight: 16oz

Julie Chamberlain was born in 1958 and studied 3D Design and Silversmithing at Middlesex University before going to the Royal College of Art in 1981. She set up her own workshop in London in 1984In 1993 Garrard and Co celebrated 150 years as the Crown Jewellers with and exhibition of their designers since 1925 and 17 contemporary silversmiths. This was one of the exhibits.
£ 495.00
KAY IVANOVIC Silver Slice
Silver Cake/Fish Slice
Kay Ivanovic
London 2000
Millennium Hallmark
26.5 cm

Kay Ivanovic was born in Philadelphia in 1943 and studied there at the Moore College of Art in 1967. In 1979 she received a Commendation , Goldsmiths' Compnay Craftsman of the Year and winner in 1986. In 1993 she achieved a diploma in Silversmithing (with distinction) frm the Sir John Cass Schoo; of Art. Commissioned work includes pieces for St John's College, Cambridge and 10 Downing Street.
£ 395.00
KEITH REDFERN Pair Silver Candlesticks
Pair Silver Gilt and Marble Candlesticks
Silver Workshop Ltd
London 1969
Diameter base: 7.5 cm
Height: 4 cm

Designed by Keith Redfern

Keith Redfern was born in Sheffield in 1935 and studied at the College of Art there before the Royal College of Art. He worked for David Mellor and Elkington before becoming a partner in Silver Workshop in the early 1960's with two RCA contemporaries Ronald Steven and Tony Laws. When they stopped trading in 1972 he became Head of 3D Design at Hornsey College of Art and established Keith Redfern Designs.
£ 495.00
KENNETH LESSONS Silver Pen Tray
London 1959
Length: 24.8 cm

Kenneth Lessons - born 1933 studied at Sheffield College of Art before attending the Royal College of Art.
Opened own studio in 1957 and immediately received important commissions, including a mace to be presented by the Queen Mother.
£ 395.00
Large Modern Design Silver Sauceboat
London 1962
Carrington and Co
Length: 21.5cm
Weight:527g

£395 each

Three available


£ 395.00
MAPPIN & WEBB Silver Tazza
Sheffield 1962
Mappin and Webb
Probably designed by Wallace Smyth he was head designer at this date
Diameter: 13cm


£ 140.00
MICHAEL BENSTED Large Silver Teaset
London 1975
Teapot Width: 30 cm  Height: 15 cm  
Weight: 64 oz

Michael Robert Bensted was born in 1938 and studied at Canterbury College of Art and London's Central School of Arts and Crafts. Apprenticed to Nayler Brothers, he registered his mark in 1969 and set up as a freelance designer-silversmith in Hornchurch.
£ 2,500.00
Millenium Canteen Catalogue
Sheffield City Council commissioned a canteen to be made for the Millennium

Including work by Brian Asquith, Michael Bolton,William Phipps, Richard Fox, Julie ChamberlainIn total 37 Silversmiths

Well illustrated Catalogue 
£ 10.00
NAYLER BROTHERS Silver Cruet
London 1957
Height: 8.5 cm


Fine 1950's design - Nayler Brothers were the principle manufacturers for Garrard, the Crown Jewellers
£ 295.00
Nigel Harris Price Silver Napkin Ring
Silver Napkin Ring
Nigel Harris Price
London 1997
Width: 4.5 cm
£89 each

Call or email for availability 

Two available
OLIVER BAILEY Silver Napkin Ring
London 1976
Height: 4 cm
Width: 5.5 cm

Oliver Bailey was born in 1945, self taught except for a course with silversmith Michael Murray at Oxford Polytechnic. Often made spoons and boxes, some of the latter set with agate or cowrie shell and worked in Banbury.

£ 145.00
OXFORD School of Art Silver Server
London 1972
26.5 cm


Anthony Hawksley taught there
£ 69.00
Pair Boxed Silver Goblets
London 1978
Wakeley and Wheeler
Height: 13.5cm

Certificate commemorating the 8th Centenary of the building of Wells Cathedral Signed by John Betjeman (Poet Laureate)


£ 450.00
Pair Siver Taper Stick Holders
London 1956
Garrard & Co Ld
10cm long


£ 295.00
PATRICIA HAMILTON Silver Mounted Cake Knife
Patricia Hamilton
London 1990
Length: 29.5 cm

Patricia Jean Hamilton trained at the Sir John Cass School of Art in the 1970's and won several Design awards. She has made silver guitar buckles for Paul McCartney, ecclesiastical silver and is in the Aberdeen Museum. She lives and works in the Cotswolds.
£ 150.00
PATRICIA HAMILTON Silver Spoon
London 1991
Patricia Hamilton
14.5 cm
Hot forged 

(4 available)

Patricia Jean Hamilton trained at the Sir John Cass School of Art in the 1970's and won several Design awards. She has made silver guitar buckles for Paul McCartney, ecclesiastical silver and is in the Aberdeen Museum. She lives and works in the Cotswolds.
£ 79.00
PETER BIRD Silver Centrepiece
Peter D Bird
London 1978
Width: 2.5 cm
Height: 7 cm


£ 395.00