Booklet certificate - no box
This was the 6th item of 59 made for John Sutherland-Hawes' Aurum Designs
Engraved to base:
THE ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE BOWL --- WITH THE AUTHORITY OF THE COMMISSIONER AND IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE THIS BOWL HAS BEEN PRODUCED IN A LIMITED EDITION OF 500 TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY IN 1973 OF THE INCEPTION OF THE FORCE
(Repeated down the right hand side of the base in French)
Booklet certificate signed by William Leonard Higgitt, Commissioner
Edition of: 500
Designer: Hector Miller & Ian Ribbons
Maker: Hector Miller - Stuart Devlin Workshop
Sponsor’s Mark: Am
Diameter: 18 cm Cost new: £196
The knob on the Bowl’s lid is the St Edward crown as used in the early badges of the original North West Mounted Police.
The relief frieze surrounding the bowl in 7 panels depicts: The first Commissioner, George French, leading his troops across the country in 1874; departure from Fort Dufferin, 8 July 1874; Manhandling guns on Pembina Mountains; Wagons fording Belly River; Assistant Commissioner Macleod and expedition passing Sioux camp; Food supplies almost exhausted and shooting bison; Fort Whoop-Up and Macleod finally meets Chief Crowfoot.
(I believe that less than 300 were actually produced)
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
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'
Height: 20 cm
Diameter top: 8 cm
Very finely engraved with a scene of Rochester Castle 1898
Stem applied with 'Invicta' the emblem of Kent
Carl Padgham and Andy Putland met each other at Medway College of Design in 1980
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.
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