See Alan Crawford, “C.R. Ashbee”, Yale University Press
Price range: Sold
By the Guild of Handicrafts, a silver salt with original spoon. London GofH Ltd 1901. Designed by Charles Ashbee. The salt and spoon highlighted with green chrysoprase.
This salt was exhibited at my Exhibition in October and features in the associated catalogue of exhibits by the Guild of Handicraft. The salt and spoon were acquired privately in 2012. This is not the set recently sold at Lyon and Turnbull.
Maker: Guild of Handicraft
Designer: Charles Robert Ashbee
Date : 1901
Marks: G of H Ltd, London, date letter “f” to both pieces
Material: Sterling silver, chrysoprase, glass
Condition: Excellent. Replacement glass liner
Size: Bowl 5.5cm diameter, 3cm high, Spoon 7.5cm long
Weight : Bowl, exc liner, 49 grams, spoon 7 grams