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Title Design for ewer and dish in silver, Goldsmiths´ Hall 1883
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date 1883
Extended Description Section of the dish: Details of ewer above the principal band -- Details of ewer below the principal band -- Rim of dish development.
Id Number Current Accession F.131.2
Id Number Current Repository 1335
Inscription Recto - (all in black ink) As title and - "Pegasus No 1"; "Details of Ewer above the principal band"; "Details ogf Ewer below the pricipal band"; "Rim of dish developed" and "Section of the dish".
Location Creation Site London (probably at 20 Calthorpe Street)
Subject Lethaby;William Richard;;
Measurements Dimensions 496 x 637 mm (board)
Material Pen and brown ink, watercolour and black ink (for the labelling) on paper.
Notes Design for Silverware competition at the Goldsmiths' Hall. Lethaby entered the competition three years running (1882-84). This is part of his 1883 entry which won him a £35 prize (£20 improvement on his prize the year before), the year in which he used the pseudonym "Pegasus".
Object Notes A sheet of details sketches (see inscriptions) for both the Ewer and the dish which made up Lethaby's 1883 entry into the competition. The influence of 16th century Anglo-Flemish traditions is again apparent. Signed with the Pegasus pseudonym.
Object References (re. Goldsmiths')
Relation Exhibition Object Lessons, London, London Institute W R Lethaby 1857-1931: architecture, design and education, London, Central School of Arts and Crafts
Relation References Book: Rubens;Godfrey;, William Richard Lethaby: his life and work 1857-1931, Architectural Press. 1986.
Sale catalogue: Christies. 29 October 1991.
Exhibition: 1990.
Thesis: Rubens;Godfrey;, The life and work of William Richard Lethaby (
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Source Christie´s; A.B. Waters CBE
Technique Pen and ink drawing
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

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