Makers & Designers

Strauss & Co’s decorative arts department has handled a worldly list of makers and designers specialising in furniture making, jewellery, silver, glass, porcelain and other artisanal trades.

Strauss & Co’s decorative arts department has handled a worldly list of makers and designers specialising in furniture making, jewellery, silver, glass, porcelain and other artisanal trades. This searchable database lists prominent makers and designers sold by Strauss & Co, including René Lalique, Gio Ponti, Patrick Mavros, as well as coveted houses like The Barnards and Tiffany & Co.



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William Aitken

Birmingham & Chester, England 


William Aitken, silver maker, with manufacturing workshops at 'Eagle Works', 78 Summer Row Birmingham

Maker of silver and silver plated items during the Victorian and Edwardian period in Birmingham 1891 to 1904 and active in Chester at the same time.

His motto 'Nothing is too large; nothing is too small'.

It was said that: 'it is an impossibility to mention any article which can be made in silver that is not in the stock of this maker.


2 lots offered      100.00% sold      ZAR 5 863
 

Including Premium and VAT Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
A set of six Edward VII silver tot measures, William Aitken, Birmingham, 1905
7 Jun 2021
Sold for ZAR 3 283
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
A Victorian silver two-handled sugar basin, William Aitken, Chester, 1899
22 Feb 2021
Sold for ZAR 2 580
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT