Art nouveau, Arts and crafts
For sale is this small pepper caster designed by Charles Ashbee for the Guild of Handicraft, modelled after a flour dredger. The pepper appears in Ashbee’s Modern English Silverwork, plate, 15. Fully hallmarked for 1906.
Condition overall is excellent. The lid to the pepper fits tightly to two small silver interior pegs to the body holding it securely intact.
Maker: Guild of Handicraft Limited
Designer: Charles Ashbee
Marks: GofH Ltd, London, “l”
Material: Sterling silver
Size: 7.0 cm high
Weight: 1.6 oz, 45 g