A set of six arts and crafts silver Spoons by H.C. Hall.
A Set of six Arts and Crafts silver Teaspoons, Sheffield 1915, by H.C. Hall.
Hall was awarded second prize by ‘The Studio’ in a competition to produce a design for a Rosebowl in 1900. His address then was 459, Penistone Road, Sheffield. From 1909 to 1936, he taught at the Municipal School of Arts and Crafts in Swansea and became Principal at the school from 1943-1946. He registered his mark with the Sheffield assay office on the 14th September 1915. [For this set of spoons by Hall see: Simon Moore, ‘Artists’ Spoons‘]. For further information about the life of Harry Hall see https://sculpture.gla.ac.uk. In 1926 he exhibited pieces at the Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales including: in Case No.11. (Metal Work and Jewellery): 452. Jewel Casket in Copper, decorated in Silver and Enamels (Price £45.0.0) 453. Tobacco Jar in Copper, inlaid with Silver (Price £10.0.0.) 454. Smoker’s Bowl in Copper, inlaid with Silver (Price £2.10.0) 455. Honey Jar in Silver and Enamels (Price £10.0.0) 456. 18ct. Gold Ring, set Ruby (Price £5.0.0) 457. 18ct. Gold Ring, set 3 Rubies (Price £6.0.0) 458. 18ct. Gold Ring, set 3 Rubies (Price £8.0.0) 459 to 464. Set of Six Silver Table Spoons (Price £12.0.0) 465 to 467. Silver Tea Service (Teapot, Sugar and Cream) (Price £40.0.0) 469. Card Tray in Copper, inlaid with Silver (Price £5.5.0) 479. Smoker’s Bowl in Copper, inlaid with Silver (Price £5.5.0) 480-485. Set of Six Tea Spoons in Silver (Price £2.10.0) 486. Set of Six Dessert Spoons in Silver, set with Moonstones (Price £15.0.0) 487. Child’s Spoon and Fork in Silver (Price £2.2.0) 488. Child’s Spoon and Fork in Silver (Price £2.2.0) 489. Set of Six Dessert Forks in Silver, set with Moonstones (£15.0.0).
Hall was a member of the Swansea Art Society until 1951.
Length – 11.70 cm.; Width – 2.20 cm.; Weight – 67.90 gms.