Without doubt, I recently listed (and sold) one of my most exciting finds. A “spaceship” Liberty Cymric inkwell. Full details at this link
My latest newsletter for December can be found at this link.
My recent selling Exhibition has finished. Thank you to all those who came and made it such a successful and enjoyable event. Some fine pieces have sadly departed the Collection! Photos below of the Exhibition itself.
Click on this link to see my latest Exhibition catalogue of silver masterworks by Charles Ashbee’s Guild of Handicraft
I am delighted to announced that The Peartree Collection will be holding a “pop-up” selling exhibition 14-17th October to coincide with Frieze Masters and BADA week. The exhibition will be held in Mayfair, London. Please contact me for an invitation.
I have just listed six Norah Creswick spoons, on the back of which I have researched her biography with the help of her Grand-daughter Anne Creswick Dawson. More details at this link.
I have updated my write-up on how to photograph silver. In particular I ma now recommending using a Macro lens. the updated version can be found at this link
I have added further detail and images to his biography that can be seen at this link.
I have just listed a rare early flagon by William Henry Creswick and written up a short biography on him. William Henry was part of the remarkable Creswick family of sculptors and metalworkers that embraced his father, Benjamin, one of the leading Victorian sculptors, through to his sister-in-law Nora, the famous Edinburgh arts and crafts silversmith. See this link
My recent lecture on Arts amd Crafts silver and Christopher Dresser is now online and viewable for £5 at themfollowing link