Oakes, Edward Everett
acorns, cartouche, frame, leaf
1891: Born in Boston
1909: Apprenticed to Frank Gardner Hale.
1915: Joined Society of Arts & Crafts, Boston (one of the longest memberships)
1917: Master, Society of Arts & Crafts
1918: Established his own Studio
1923: Medalist, Society of Arts and Crafts
1928: Metropolitan Museum of Art acquisition: Tassel Necklace
1960: Edward Everett Oakes Died
- Son, Gilbert Oakes carried on working in the Arts & Crafts Style. (one acorn)
- Gilbert’s daughter & son-in-law John R. and Susan O. Peabody continued to run the Oakes Studio. (2 acorns)
- 1918: Art Institute, Chicago
- 1921: Society of Arts & Crafts, Detroit
- Serrated Leaf Motifs
- Organic forms
- Flower Blossoms
- All elements were handwrought – no casting.
- Elaborate settings for semi-precious gems.
Maker’s Mark with Acorn is for Gilbert Oaks, son of Edward, Leaf with 2 Acorns for the Peabody’s.