Metalware

Silver, either solid or plated, pewter and, to a lesser extent, brass and copper were the metals most commonly used to produce Art Nouveau and Art Deco metalware and many pieces made were quite stunning. From mainland Europe, the WMF, Argentor and Kayserzinn companies were just three of the better known whose products are still very sought after, along with those made and designed here in the UK, especially those commissioned by Liberty’s.  The design and craftsmanship that went into metalwork from these years was so full of originality and character, and much is still as eyecatching today as when it was first made. We offer a varied selection of decorative and practical items from several different manufacturers, some of which also incorporate other materials such as glass or enamel.  Metalware items that were made by exponenets of the Arts & Crafts movement are now listed in our separate Arts & Crafts category.  In the meantime, please have a browse, take your time, and we hope you like what you see…

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  • Electroplated pewter secessionist photograph frame from WMF circa 1902 and still in very nice condition.  Described in the WMF catalogue as a...
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    Date added:2015-02-26 18:06:48
    Price: £585.00
  • Lovely quality five part tea and coffee service made by Orivit AG of Cologne in the very early 1900's. Consisiting of a two-handled tray with...
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    Date added:2014-12-01 19:47:20
    Price: £1,775.00
  • A fine three-handled silver coupe, or loving cup, made by William Aitken of Birmingham and hallmarked for 1906.  Raised off a pedestal foot...
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    Date added:2017-10-03 20:34:58
    Price: £745.00
  • This is a fantastic item of Art Nouveau silver-plated metalwork in great condition.  An important piece made by WMF, a similar example being...
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    Date added:2014-12-01 20:13:37
    Price: £1,850.00
  • Large pewter platter which was originally intended as a serving dish for sliced meats - game in particular. Designed by Franz Dautenberg and made...
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    Date added:2014-12-06 13:07:55
    Price: £180.00
  • The classic WMF silver-plated pewter Twin-Dish Lady, or as it was referred to in the 1906 catalogue, Double Fruit or Sweet Dish. Delightfully...
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    Date added:2015-02-26 21:59:09
    Price: £1,050.00
  • Polished pewter visiting card tray made by WMF around 1905, with a delightful scene of a small child, kneeling and leaning forward with fascination...
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    Date added:2016-01-23 17:12:24
    Price: £295.00
  • Unmarked Secessionist copper and brass lidded jug, almost certainly Austrian or German and dating from the late 1800's.  Very similar to the...
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    Date added:2015-11-30 18:01:51
    Price: £120.00
  • Splendid old Art Nouveau copper and brass wine jug with a capacity of a little over a litre. Primarily of copper and decorated on both sides with...
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    Date added:2017-04-17 06:27:08
    Price: £185.00
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  • Imposing copper and brass planter or jardiniere from WMF. The shield pattern and ornate handles lend this piece a classic look which would...
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    Date added:2014-12-01 20:36:51
    Price: £320.00
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  • A good sized William Neale silver and oak photograph frame with a pleasingly shaped outline. The silver is embossed with an elegant...
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    Date added:2014-12-01 08:59:52
    Price: £1,550.00
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  • Delightful little pair of Art Nouveau silver salt and pepper pots made by the Sheffield silversmiths Lee & Wigfull, hallmarked for the year...
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    Date added:2017-10-24 15:18:38
    Price: £250.00
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  • The iconic polished pewter three fishes vase designed by Hermann Gradl and made by the German company Walter Scherf & Co under the name...
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    Date added:2017-09-21 10:34:51
    Price: £795.00
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  • Little solid silver inkwell in the form of an oil lamp made by J.C. Eddington and hallmarked London 1852. With a flying scroll handle...
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    Date added:2016-03-24 16:52:07
    Price: £350.00
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  • Pretty little silver box, probably intended for rings or other small trinkets, made by Deakin and Francis Ltd and hallmarked Birmingham...
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    Date added:2017-05-12 18:23:58
    Price: £245.00
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  • Pretty solid silver trumpet vase stamped with the maker's mark of Sheffield silversmiths Walker & Hall and crisply hallmarked for...
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    Date added:2016-10-09 15:25:22
    Price: £245.00
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