An Art Nouveau Silver and Glass Dressing Table Jar
An Art Nouveau Silver and Glass Dressing Table Jar

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Silver & Glass Art Nouveau Dressing Table Jar made in 1901


A delightful art nouveau oval-shaped silver and glass dressing table jar. The base is cut glass and the silver lid has ornate decoration.

Date 1901
Made By Thomas White
Location Birmingham
Stock Number W235x40

Out of stock

Maker: Thomas White

A delightful art nouveau oval-shaped silver and glass dressing table jar. The base is cut glass and the silver lid has ornate decoration.

Dimensions: height 4 cm, body 13.97 x 9.52 cm

Thomas White

Thomas Egerton White, born around 1807. Christening record for St Botolph, Aldersgate register dated 22nd February 1807, parents Peter and Mary (Grimwade p. 381). Indentured as an apprentice on 5th December 1821 to Thomas Mayfield (Grimwade p. 382) goldsmith of Staining Lane. His father Peter White is recorded as a carpenter of Aldersgate Street.

Maker’s marks entered at Goldsmiths Hall in 1829 as a goldworker from 4 Bull & Mouth Street, which was the previous business address of Samuel Henry Glover (Grimwade p. 378). Further maker’s marks were entered as a goldworker from 12 Well Street, Cripplegate in January 1835, and very soon afterwards in March 1835, again from 4 Bull & Mouth Street. 12 Well Street had been the address of Samuel Udall Mayfield (Grimwade p. 379) when registering his maker’s mark at Goldsmiths Hall as a goldworker in 1828. 1841 UK Census for Willington Square as a jeweller.

Died 1850. England & Wales Deaths Index for St Luke register dated first quarter 1850. London Deaths & Burials Index for St Luke, Finsbury register dated 10th March 1850 shows age at death as 44 years and last address.

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