Jesson and Birkett Ruskin Pottery Arts and Crafts Silvered Metal Jardiniere
Jesson and Birkett Ruskin Pottery Antique Arts and Crafts Silvered Metal Jardiniere/Planter. A stunning, beautiful and rare example of Arts and Crafts design by Jesson and Birkett executed by Frank Salthouse. The jardiniere or planter is made from silvered metal, adorned with six large Ruskin Pottery cabochons (three to each main face) in beautiful mottled blue and green glazes mounted and raised within pierced and stylised knotwork'cages'. To each corner the design is further complemented with stylised whiplash handles of pierced strapwork with'spade' shaped feet rivetted to the main body typical of the work of Jesson and Birkett.
The design and the contrast of the blue green Ruskin roundels against the silver colour background is most striking. Ltd was located in the Highgate area of Birmingham where AE Jones from the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft utilised the staff, designs and processes from the workshops for his own ventures. Jesson, Birkett & Co Ltd later merged with A. Size: 43cm lenghth x 11cm height x 19cm width. Condition: In excellent original condition.
The item "Jesson and Birkett Ruskin Pottery Arts and Crafts Silvered Metal Jardiniere" is in sale since Thursday, October 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods/Styles\Arts & Crafts Movement".
The seller is "thetwoarthurs" and is located in Manchester. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
- Age: 1900-1940
- Material: Ruskin Roundels
- Type: Jardiniere/Planter
- Jesson and Birkett: Ruskin Pottery
- Original/Repro: Original
- Antique Metalware: Arts and Crafts