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LIBERTY & CO (worked from c.1875)

'Voysey Style' Box

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LIBERTY & CO (worked from c.1875)

'Voysey Style' Box

Silver Enamel

H  5.70 cm (2.24 in)  |  W  5.30 cm (2.09 in)  |  L  4.00 cm (1.57 in)

Origin England, 1905
Marks Marked: W.H.H for W.H. Haseler. Birmingham 1905. Numbered: 5428
Case Fitted Case

C.F.A. Voysey worked for Liberty from the late 1880's onwards The design of the enamel is archetypal Voysey & shows great similarity to the 'Stag' originally published as a wallpaper design, see 'The birth of The Studio 1893-1895' page 162
'Some recent designs by Mr. C.F.A. Voysey'
The stag is missing from this composition but the birds in flight, both kinds of trees & the swans on the river are all present & in a similar schematic design

Literature:
cf. Liberty Design, Barbara Morris, 1989, page 22
Art Nouveau 1890-1914, The Victoria & Albert Museum, 2000, page 135 illustrates the Voysey woollen double cloth, 1897

Price Code

Ref No   4554

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