This range of Twist Handled spoons was introduced in 1975 following a commission for an identical punch ladle to this one.
See 'Hand & Machine' pages 34-35
Diameter Base: 11.cm
BiCentennial Birmingham Hallmark
Also sold similar pair dated 1968
12 Place Setting - 'Alveston' - Silver Canteen
170 pieces - each place setting comprises 13 pieces:12 xTable Knife & Fork - Dessert Knife & ForkFish Knife & Fork - Fruit Knife & Fork Soup, Dessert, Fruit, Tea, & Coffee Spoons+ 8 Serving Spoons + 2 Butter Knives - 2 Sugar Shovels - Sauce Ladles'Alveston' (now called RW1)
won several awards inc:Design Centre Award 1965 and The Observer 1969
Original cabinet designed by Robert Welch for this service Made by Tony McMullen (Lecturer in Cabinet Making at Birmingham Polytechnic)
Now in The Pearson Silver Collection
9 cm square
Height: 4 cm
Similar example illustrated on page 55 'Robert Welch - Design in a Cotswold Workshop'
This is now in the Robert Welch Collection at The Court Barn Museum, Chipping Campden
Robert WelchLondon 1974Height: 22.5 cm
Originally commissioned by Lt Col Hackworth in 1973 then batch productionIvory handle - has CITES Certificate.
Limited Edition Silver GobletRobert WelchLondon 1978To commemorate the 900th anniversary of the founding of the White Tower at the Tower of LondonHeight:19cm Weight: 10½ozLimited edition of 50 in original box
Robert WelchLondon/Birmingham 1972Height Coffee: 20.5 cmWidth Tea Pot: 25.5 cm
This design first appeared in 1971. Costly to make; constructed from a seamed oval cone soldered to a hand-raised base.A rare example in fine condition
Height: 23 cm
Width: 20 cm
Weight: 1122 gms
One of only 3 made - original commissioned by George Breeze (Chief Art Gallery and Museums Officer, Cheltenmham Borough Council)Breeze wrote the foreward in the catalogue for the Robert Welch Retrospective Exhibition, Cheltenham in 1995(Exhibited at Robert Welch Exhibition Court Barn Museum, Chipping Campden)Now in The Pearson Silver Collection
Height 19 cm
Illustrated in my book 'Designer British Silver'.
Now in The Keatley Trust
Length: 17.7 cm
Engraved to base: Susannah
An early example with his first maler's mark: R over W
Had previously been on loan to Court Barn Museum, Chipping Campden