Height: 54 cm
Width: 39 cm
Weight: 74 oz
Matt silver finish with crisp fret cut decoration
Wallace Smyth was born in Dinnington, Sheffield in 1911. At 14 he won a scholarship to a local Art School. In 1927 he started his career at Mappin and Webb, ultimately becoming Head of Design. Later he lectured at Chesterfield College of Art and continued freelance design and silversmithing into his 90's.The New Hawley Gallery at Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield, opened to the public with its first exhibition featuring the 'life and designs of Wallace Smyth who will be 100 years old this February'.