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Boxed Pair Silver Gilt Bee Spoons
Leslie Durbin

London 1960

Spoon 9.8 cm

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Commissioned for Golden Wedding AnniversaryHand engraved to reverse by Leslie DurbinIn original Durbin printed silk lined box
LESLIE DURBIN Silver Caddy Spoon
London 1949

6 x 7 cm

Applied Shamrock 

This one for Northern Ireland from a series of UK National emblems - possibly made for the exhibition 'Britain Can Make It'

Marks are readable but worn

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LESLIE DURBIN Silver Caddy Spoon
London 1948

6 x 7 cm

Applied Daffodil

This one for Wales from a series of UK National emblems - possibly for the Exhibition 'Britain Can Make It'

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LESLIE DURBIN Silver 'Festival of Britain' Souvenir
'Festival of Britain' Souvenir
Leslie Durbin
London 1951
17.5 cm
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This was a design that Durbin entered as a Souvenir to be sold at the Festival of Britain in 1951 but was not accepted. This is probably the only one he made as a prototype. 15 years later he used the model as a seal. See below.Now in the Pearson Collection.
LESLIE DURBIN Silver Mounted Box
London 1952

12 x 10 x 4 cm

Silver mount hallmarked to inside - loose mount as wood made to fit exactly and not pinned or glued




LESLIE DURBIN Silver Spoon
London 2000
Designed by Leslie Durbin and bears his hallmark+ The Millennium Mark
Length: 18.5cm

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One of the last things he designed - a commission from The Clothworkers' Company to commemorate the Millennium.Manufactured by Marlow Brothers, LondonThere is an example in the Victoria & Albert museum: Reference M.5-2001
Silver Cherub Seal
London 1966
Leslie Durbin
Height: 5.5cm

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 Made for 'The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Architectural Association'Illustrated in my book Designer British Silver

Now in The Pearson Collection
Silver Grouse Dish
London 1957
Leslie Durbin
Diameter: 9¾cm

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Silver 'Pelican' Dish
London 1971
Leslie Durbin
Length: 34cm

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Silver Rose Water Dish
Lion Rampant Guardant in its Dexter paw a Roundel
London 1962
Leslie Durbin
Diameter: 33½cm
Weight: 41oz

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Silver Rosebowl
London 1955
Leslie Durbin
Diameter: 26cm
Height: 20cm
Total Weight: 83oz
Bowl: 39oz
Cover 44oz

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This Rosebowl was a special commission following an exhibition of Durbin's work in Cambridge.A stunning example of Durbin's skills as a designerand craftsman.Click image to enlargeand see further imagesIllustrated in my book Designer British Silver


Now in The Pearson Silver Collection