Silver

A boxed set of Guild of Handicraft silver and enamel buttons

Price range: £1,000-5,000

For sale is this rare set of six Guild of Handicraft silver buttons.  Each button has heart or leaf motifs in silver surrounding a central blue flower with gold leaf enamel centre.  The overall effect is gem like and the buttons are essentially in perfect condition.

The buttons are not hallmarked but come in an original  Chipping Camden box.  The same buttons and box appear in a photograph in the Guild of Handicraft archive held by the Hart’s in Chipping Camden – see final image.

Maker:  Guild of Handicraft
Designer: Unknown
Date : c. 1903
Marks: Unmarked, original marked box
Material: Sterling silver, enamel
Condition: Excellent
Size: 1.8cm square
Weight : NM

SKU: A464 Category:

Description

 


See Alan Crawford, “C.R. Ashbee, Yale University Press

Additional information

Period

Art nouveau, Arts and crafts