A lovely early Arts and Crafts silver spoon by A E Jones hallmarked in Birmingham 1916.
Arts and Crafts Silver Spoon A E Jones 1916
This is a silver handmade spoon by A E Jones. This is an early A E Jones piece being hallmarked in Birmingham in 1916.
Albert Edward Jones was born in 1878 and died in 1954. He trained at the Birmingham Central School of Arts, and worked as a Guildsman at the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft where he met many artists from the Arts and Crafts movement. He set up on his own in 1902 engaging many talented craftsmen. The early A E Jones work was all hand made as is this spoon.
The spoon is of heavy gauge silver and weighs 21 grams.