Omar Ramsden’s Craftsmanship

Monday’s Antiques, Silver & Collectables sale includes an elegant Arts & Crafts style silver bowl by Omar Ramsden.


Lot 109

An Arts & Crafts style silver bowl by Omar Ramsden.

Estimate:  £800  –  £1,200

An Arts & Crafts style silver bowl by Omar Ramsden, the planished hexagonal bowl with applied pierced rim of entwined foliate scrolls, and raised on six bracket feet, with personal presentation engraving to the base. Hallmarked Omar Ramsden, London 1934 and further inscribed, ‘OMAR RAMSDEN ME FECIT’. Maximum diameter 4.75″ (12cm) and height 2.75″ (7cm), weight 6.97 ozt (217 grams).

About Omar Ramsden

Born in Sheffield, Omar Ramdsen (1873 – 1939) was one of the leading silverware designers in the history of the UK.

Despite many aspects of his his private life being relatively unknown, he was a prominent individual in the Arts and Crafts Movement.

He studied at the Sheffield School of Art but spent the majority of his life living and working in London.

In the 1910s Ramsden opened his silver studio with renowned designer Alwyn Carr. The two then started creating highly-coveted pieces.

Silver in Arts & Crafts styles including Medieval, Tudor, and more elements feature in Ramsden’s work.

The designer operated from his London workshop, managing 20 staff until his death in 1939.

His exceptional work remains popular to this day.

The Auction

The Antiques, Silver & Collectables sale is live now and bids can be placed until the closing date.

Bidders will be notified if they are outbid on their desired item and the current bids can be viewed on the catalogue page.

The sale includes hundreds of fascinating items. Silver, Coins, and various antiques will be offered.

A clock collection could fetch £5,000 and Archibald Knox pieces are likely to be in demand.


Our valuations are free, with no obligation to sell with us. Our experts will value your item with an estimate, so you can find out what it could achieve at auction.

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