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Keith Murray for Mappin & Webb Art Deco silver plated tazza

This very elegant silver plated tazza was designed by Keith Murray for Mappin & Webb in the 1930s. Running around the edge of the concave top are 4 incised rings above the stepped down bowl. The round foot is similarly incised. The base is signed "Triple Deposit Mappin & Webb Prince's Plate London & Sheffield" and has a stylised triskelion. There is a date letter "K" within a shield shaped cartouche which may be for 1939. The foot is also stamped "W27865 O 542 Rd 772183".

Approximate dimensions:
Weight: 15.5ozs - 443gms
Height: 1.26ins - 3.2cms
Diameter: 9.25ins - 23.5cms

Keith Day Pearce Murray was born in New Zealand but came to England when he was 14. He qualified as an architect but turned his hand to illustrating before becoming a full time designer. He worked on a freelance basis for the glass makers Steven & Williams and then for Wedgwood pottery and his designs in metal were created for Mappin & Webb. In 1936 he was appointed architect in charge of designing Wedgwood's new factory in Burlaston and he returned to architecture after the war.

Condition:
Very good - we have renewed the silver plate
Price:
£165.00
Reference:
SCA9003
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