Err

DO YOU NEED ASSISTANCE?
07765223712
logo-sticky

Christopher LAWRENCE


Christopher Nigel Lawrence: born 1936. Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths.Born in Cumberland then moved to Essex where his scout master was Norman Vander who arranged a factory visit. At 13 he decided he wanted to be a silversmith and his father gave him a workshop at the bottom of the garden. At 15 he was an apprenticed to C J Vander as a tray maker and flat hammer man. Studied at the Central School of Arts and Crafts, London. When he was 21 he moved to R E Stone where he worked for 2 years with many fine craftsmen as everything here was hand made and he learnt how to hand raise with the hammer. He later spent 8 years as Gerald Benney's workshop manager before setting up by himself, again in a small garden workshop in the late 1960's. Four months later he opened his own design studio and workshop in Leigh-on Sea and as things improved he employed 9 silversmiths. Following the recession he closed the workshop and spent more time designing and making himself rather than just managing a larger business. He moved to Southend and again had a workshop in his garden. He went on to win 28 prizes in the Goldsmiths' Craft Council competitions and 3 Jacques Cartier Memorial Awards. In 1973 he held a one-man exhibition at Goldsmith's Hall when Graham Hughes said "it was his silver tableware that astonished visitors." During the 1970's he also did some design work for his old employer C J Vander. In the mid 1970's he produced some limited edition pieces for Jean Renet, 1 Old Bond Street, London following a one-man exhibition in 1970. Lives in Essex and is a member of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths.


We are always interested in 
purchasing work by Christopher Lawrence 
 

Scroll down to see selection of items currently in stock 

CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver CHRISTMAS MUSHROOM
London 1982

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Limited Edition of 250

Height: 15 cm
£ 450.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver WATER JUG + 8 BEAKERS
London 1971

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925) 

(4 Beakers 1972)

Total weight: 103 oz
Height of Jug: 32.5 cm
Height of Beakers: 12 cm

These are among the finest pieces I have seen designed and made by Christopher Lawrence
£ 6,950.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE  Silver MENU - PLACE CARD HOLDER
London 1984

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

4 Available
£ 89.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE  Silver SALT & PEPPER
London 1981

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Height: 9.5 cm

Heritage Collection Limited Edition  59/100
£ 395.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Pair Silver BRITANNIA DISHES
London 1997

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Britannia (958)

Diameter: 14 cm
Weight: 391 gm

In original boxes with certificate signed by Christopher Lawrence and Deputy Master of the Mint

Britannia Silver standard was introduced in 1697 and in 1797 the first copper penny was introduced - the 'Cartwheel' - with Britannia struck by Matthew Boulton. This Limited Edition of 200 pairs was commissioned by The Royal Mint and also features their Hall Mark
£ 450.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver BANK OF ENGLAND DISH
London 1994

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Britannia (958)

Length: 11 cm

Commemorating 300 years of The Bank of England - with the Bank's own Hallmark
£ 79.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver BOWL
London 1975

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Diameter: 12 cm
£ 220.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver CHRISTENING MUG
London 1975

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Height: 8 cm
£ 275.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver CHRISTMAS MUSHROOM
London 1979

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Height: 12 cm
£ 450.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver CRUET
London 1972

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

C J Vander
Designed by Christopher Lawrence

Height: 9.6 cm
Weight of Silver: 273 gm

Original spoon
£ 450.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver DAISY
London 1981

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Height: 14.5 cm

Original Orrefors Crystal vase
£ 240.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver EASTER MUSHROOM
London 1981

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Height: 14.5 cm

Limited edition of 250
£ 450.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver EASTER Mushroom
London 1982

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Height: 9.5 cm

Limited Edition of 250 for The Heritage Collection
£ 450.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver EASTER MUSHROOM
London 1980

Height: 12.5 cm

Limited edition of 250
£ 450.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver GOBLET
London 1975

Fully Hallmarked Silver
sterling (925)

Height: 12 cm
Diameter: 7 cm
£ 275.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver JUG
London 1984

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Height: 10.5 cm
£ 250.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver MUSHROOM
London 1982

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Height: 3 cm

Made to commemorate the birth of Prince William
£ 85.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver NAPKIN RING
London 1975

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Length: 5 cm

2 Available
£ 120.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver NAPKIN RING
London 1974

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

House of Lawrian

Diameter: 4.3 cm
 
4 available
£ 125.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver POMANDER -  POT POURRI
London 1981

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Width: 6 cm
Height: 5 cm
£ 195.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver SALT & PEPPER
London 1976

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Height: 5 cm
£ 180.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver SALT & PEPPERMILL
London 1973

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Number 3 of a Limited Edition of 250 Commissioned by Diners Club

Height: 10.5 cm (Pepper Mill)
Diameter: 8 cm (base)

In original box with certificate
£ 1,450.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver SALVER
London 1975

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Diameter: 20 cm
Weight: 332 gm
£ 350.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver SCIMITAR LETTER OPENER
London 2000

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Length: 15 cm
£ 295.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Silver St PAUL's  CHARLES & DI WEDDING
London 1981

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Height: 11 cm

The Heritage Collection Limited Edition - Commemorating the wedding of Charles and Diana
£ 295.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Small Silver MUSHROOM
London 1978

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Height: 4 cm
Diameter: 5 cm (slate base)

House of Lawrian - The Greenie Mushroom Collection: 'Greenie Eats'
£ 79.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Small Silver MUSHROOM
London 1978

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

Length: 5 cm

House of Lawrian - The Greenie Mushroom Collection: 'Greenie Works'
£ 79.00
CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Small Silver MUSHROOM
London 1978

Fully Hallmarked Silver
Sterling (925)

House of Lawrian - The Greenie Mushroom Collection: 'Greenie Defends'

Height: 4 cm
Diameter: 4.5 cm (slate base)
£ 79.00
x CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE Mushroom Book
Capricious Mushrooms by John Hine - 157 pages

Christopher Lawrence designed a series of mushrooms for the John HIne Collection
£ 12.00