Malcolm ApplebyMBE Born: 1946
Place of Birth: West Wickham, London
Malcolm Appleby was born in 1946. He studied at Central School of Art, Sir John Cass and the Royal College of Art in London before establishing his studio in Scotland in 1969. A silversmith and metal engraver, known for his imaginative use of line and form, he considers gold “just another lovely material to work with.”
The Scottish Gallery has been associated with Malcolm Appleby since the 1970s; the many facets of his work have brought joy to many, each piece sold marking the beginning of a journey of discovery around this senior artist.The Gallery honoured Malcolm Appleby’s seventieth birthday in January 2016, which marked over fifty years of a creative tour de force. Malcolm Appleby has dedicated his artistic practice primarily to engraving and pushing the boundaries of metalwork; constant experimentation has made him a master of his craft and in 2014 he received an MBE for his outstanding contribution to the arts.
Public Collections include:
The Victoria & Albert Museum, London; The Goldsmiths’ Company, London; British Museum, London; Royal Armouries, Tower of London; Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums; The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge; National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh; and Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Malcolm's jewellery collection can be viewed here.
Tea Tree Box View details
Tea Tree BoxsilverH:3cm W:1.5cm£2,575Mini Spoons View details
Mini SpoonssilverL:4-6.5cm£175 - £420Oak Leaf Tumbler View details
Oak Leaf Tumbler2018Britannia silver, gilt interiorH:5cm W:8.5cm£2,700Acorn & Oak Leaf Tumbler View details
Acorn & Oak Leaf Tumbler2018Britannia silver, gilt interiorH:6cm W:9cm£3,260Log Splitter Bowl View details
Log Splitter Bowl2017Britannia Silver, part giltH:6.5cm W:10cm£4,900Grasses Small Bowl and Grasses Tumbler View details
Grasses Small Bowl and Grasses Tumbler2018sterling silver, gilt interiorH:4-5cm W:7-7.5cm£1,400 - £1,490Cast Spiral Bowl View details
Cast Spiral Bowl2011Britannia silver, cast from engraved disc and raised, part giltH:6.3cm W:10.5cm£4,560Silver and Gilt Tumbler View details
Silver and Gilt TumblerForged and raised silver, gilt interiorH:4cm W:8cm D:8cm£1,200Hurricane Force 12 on Stand View details