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CHARLES ROBERT ASHBEE (1863 - 1942)

Guild of Handicraft Belt or Cloak Clasp

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CHARLES ROBERT ASHBEE (1863 - 1942)

Guild of Handicraft Belt or Cloak Clasp

Silver, enamel, garnets

H  14.50cm (5.71 in)  |  W  4.00cm (1.57 in)

Origin United Kingdom, c. 1902
Case Fitted Case

A beautiful Guild of Handicraft buckle in silver, red enamel & garnet designed by C.R.Ashbee

Literature
Alan Crawford, C.R.Ashbee, Architect, Designer & Romantic Socialist, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1985, turquoise version illustrated p. 369
Helen Ritchie Designers & Jewellery 1850-1940, Jewellery and Metalwork from the Fitzwilliam Museum, 2018, pp. 71-85 biography
cf. The Guild of Handicraft Limited, Silversmiths & Jewellers by Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, 1905-06, catalogue 14, p. 73 for similar buckle


Price Code

Ref No   4139

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