Arts & Crafts, Hugh Wallis hand hammered / polished pewter dish c.1925

Arts & Crafts, Hugh Wallis hand hammered / polished pewter dish c.1925

Code: 10078


D: 3cm (1.2")Di: 11.5cm (4.5")


For sale is a beautifully simple and charming hand hammered piece of art metalwork from renowned Artist and Art Metal Worker Hugh Wallis of Altrincham.

- The dish is hand punched to form the depth and is decorated with a lovely hand-hammered finish prevalent of the arts and crafts movement, skills and design.
- The small dish is deep and the wide lip is decorated with a HW trademark repeat design of punch marks and chevron marks to the whole rim.
- The underside edge has a double linear ridge effect, assumed to effect better grip.
- The dish is in good condition and is most likely to be polished pewter although HW expertise and pioneering work in a range of metals, could mean that it is a combination of metals.
- Punch stamped HW as shown in the photographs for Hugh Wallis.
- Hugh Wallis was based from Altrincham, near Manchester in the North-West of England, an artist and art metal worker of much renowned from the Arts & Crafts Movement in England.

The punch marked and chevron design is also thought to have been utilised by the Keswick School on the edge of some items and Margaret Thompson identifies that this almost certainly was from a design created by Hugh Wallis. Likely to have been known from the Keswick School exhibiting with the Home Arts and Industries Association, and an exchange of current trends and developments between the art metalworkers.
*Reference: Page 43, Thompson, M. (2005) Hugh Wallis: Artist and Art Metal Worker.

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