This caddy has just featured on ebay and is by Osiris with Peter Behrens workshop mark. Without doubt a copy of a Liberty piece by Knox.
The Peartree Collection is delighted to support these two forthcoming exhibitions and will be loaning a number of pieces to each which can now be seen on a new “MUSEUM LOANS” section of this website.
From March 7th April to 9th July, The Court Barn Museum, Chipping Camden, is holding a special exhibition “Cockneys in Arcadia; C R Ashbee in Chipping Campden” focussing on The Guild of Handicraft’s work from 1902, after they had moved to the Cotswolds.
Secondly, the Fundacian Juan March, will be hosting the first ever arts and crafts exhibition in Spain, “William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain”. This runs from October 6th to January 21st, 2018 at the Foundation’s museum in the centre of Madrid. It then moves to Barcelona from 22nd February to May 20th, 2018 at the impressive Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona.
The Peartree Collection has been elected to the prestigious British Antique Dealers’ Association. BADA is the trade association for the leading antique dealers in Britain. Since its foundation in 1918 BADA has set the standard for trading in the antiques business.
As reported in the Antique Trade Gazette The Peartree Collection has acquired a rare, early, Charles Ashbee Guild of Handicraft silver and enamel cup.
The Art & Antique Fair, Olympia is underway, we can be found at Stand E3.
The Peartree Collection will be exhibiting at Stand E3 Olympia Art and Antiques Fair 27th June – 3rd July 2016.
Please contact us if you require tickets. We will have many new pieces on display, not all on the website.
The US society “Arts & Crafts Collector” has published a short guide on British arts and crafts silver written by Anthony Bernbaum of the Peartree Collection. The guide, in two parts, can be found at the links below. It gives a concise overview of all the major British arts and crafts silver designers of the period.
This month’s April edition of Home & Antiques devotes several pages to the work and life of Archibald Knox. The article can be viewed from this pdf extract.
The Peartree Collection enjoyed a successful Winter Olympia selling a number of significant items. Images of the stand at Olympia can be seen below.