A Charles Ashbee for the Guild of Handicraft silver gem set jug

For sale is this small silver cream jug by Charles Ashbee for the Guild of Handicraft, London 1906.   The jug has a classic Ashbee wirework handle with the footed base set with three good green chrysoprase stones, each separated by a ball of silver gilt or gold.  The interior of the is gilded.  A really beautiful rare piece that has that jewel like quality that Ashbee was so adept at creating.  The  jug is in excellent original condition.

For an identical jug set with amethysts, see Clarke’s Auctions at Semleys,  11th March, 2021, lot 159

Price: Sold

Maker: Guild of Handicraft Limited

Designer: Charles Ashbee

Date: 1906

Marks: GofH Ltd, London, l

Material: Sterling silver, chrysoprase, gilt or gold

Condition: Excellent

Size: 9.5 cm high

Weight: 3.4 oz, 96 grams

SKU: A1040 Category:

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Art nouveau, Arts and crafts