Norman and Ernest Spittle copper tray
A copper tray by Norman and Ernest Spittle, circa 1905.
The hand beaten tray, or salver, is made from a heavy gauge of copper . The design is identical to one shown in the Norman and Ernest Spittle and Art Fittings Limited catalogues produced around 1905. The same design is also shown in an advert for Art Fittings Ltd shown in The Studio magazine in 1902.
In fact, this tray has a link to the American Arts and Crafts designer and maker, Gustav Stickley. Read more..
Dimensions: 23″ long by 12″ at widest point across
Condition: Very minor indentations and some darker spots