Silver

A Charles Ashbee for the Guild of Handicraft silver mustard with agates

For sale is this Charles Ashbee for the Guild of Handicraft silver mustard, set with agate (carnelian) stones to the base.  A really beautiful rare piece that has that jewel like quality that Ashbee was so adept at creating.  The mustard is in excellent condition with probable old repair to one foot and a new replacement liner.  This mustard is fully hallmarked for London 1901

This mustard was well publicised during the Guild’s lifetime. An image of this mustard appears in a catalogue of the Guild c 1901 with original photo still in the Guild’s archive.  It also appears in Modern English Silverwork plate 27 and “Kunst und Handwerk”, Vol 58, issue 4, page 115, published in 1908 – see images.

Price: £4,950

Maker: Guild of Handicrafts Limited

Designer: Charles Ashbee

Date: c. 1901

Marks: GofH Ltd, London, f

Material: Sterling silver, agates

Condition: Excellent, replaced liner, old repair to one foot

Size: 10 cm high, 6.0 cm diameter across base

Weight: 2.4 oz, 67g (excl liner)

SKU: A921 Category:

Additional information

Period

Art nouveau, Arts and crafts