RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934
RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934

OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON (1873-1939)

RARE OMAR RAMSDEN STERLING SILVER ARTS & CRAFTS CENTREPIECE / ROSE BOWL 1934

1934 to 1935 London

Offered by Michael Sedler Antiques Ltd

£18,500 gbp
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A magnificent Sterling Silver Arts & Crafts Design Centrepiece Piece by the esteemed silversmith Omar Ramsden. The Centrepiece is in a shaped-oblong form suggestive of a boat with central projections featuring the arms of Baron Hyndley of Meads, Sussex. The body of the Centrepiece features applied insignia for a Knight Bachelor, a Baronet, a knighthood of the Order of the Crown of Italy and the 1935 jubilee medal for George V. At each end of the Centrepiece is a a Mermaid on rope support. The Centrepiece has a removable flower grille, alllowing for its use as a rose bowl.
The Centrepiece is accompanied by a photo and a hand written signed note from Omar Ramsden to Lord Hyndley promising delivery of the completed work in a hand addressed Envelope.

Made by Omar Ramsden in London in 1934 / 1935.

Weight - 87oz / 2705g
Length - 44.5cm
Height - 19.8cm
Width - 16.5cm

FOOTNOTES
This lot was commissioned by Lord Hyndley as a gift for his daughter Millicent Joyce Hyndley (1914-1992) on her 21st birthday. It can be compared to a rose bowl, also by Omar Ramsden, commissioned by Lord Hyndley for his other daughter, Elizabeth, and sold in these rooms on 22nd July 2011.

1st Viscount John Scott Hyndley GBE (1883-1963) was a British businessman and industrialist. During the First World War he was a member of the Coal Controllers Export Advisory Committee and provided valuable assistance in the supply of coal to Italy. After the war he was awarded a knighthood of the Order of the Crown of Italy in gratitude.

Hyndley was director of the Bank of England between 1931 and 1945 and became the first chairman of the National Coal Board upon its creation on 1st January 1947. Knighted in 1921, he was created a Baronet in 1927 and Baron in 1931, then Viscount in 1947. In 1953, he was master of the Clothworkers' Company.
This Centrepiece is in excellent condition with no damage.
Property of 1st Viscount John Scott Hyndley GBE.
Thence by descent to the present owner.
Medium
Sterling Silver.
Signed/Inscribed
Full English Hallmarks on Bowl & Grill,
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