This is a Pair of Monumental Hand Beaten Pewter Mission Arts & Crafts Vases. They are marked on the bottom "W & Co English Pewter Hand beaten Homeland ". They have the mark "Homeland" on the base, which indicates that they were made by The Company is C. Walker & Co. / Arts & Crafts / Metalwork / Made in Sheffield between 1930 - 1935. These Vases were spun on a lathe and hammered by hand afterwords.They are decorated with (12) Rivets around top part and (16) Rivets around the bottom part and each have (2) very long applied handles that stretch from the upper part to the lower part of the Vases. In the 1930's Pewter items for the home enjoyed a revival in popularity during this period. A large number of Sheffield firms made decorative items of Pewter Holloware, such as Tankards, Flasks, Fruit Dishes, Tea Sets, Vases, in response to this renewed interest. as the demand grew, more unusual and exotic items began to be made from Pewter, including Lamps and Candelabras. Traditional Pewter items such as Tankards & Flasks remained ever popular as Gifts. These Great Vases measure 10 1/4" in length and are 2 5/8 across the opening on the top, the handles are 9 1/4" long, they measure 4 7/8" across the bottom base, are 19 1/2" at the widest part of the vase, and are 8" around the smallest part of the vase. They are in very good condition other than a few scratches here and there and (1) is out of round shape a little, but does not distract from displaying it and is not highly noticeable. These Art & Craft Vases would look quite wonderful with Art Pottery, Arts and Crafts Furniture, with mixed metals such as Copper, Silver and other metal objects. This pair of Vases are really Handsome and will add a special touch to your Arts & Crafts Bungalow.
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