An Ernestine Mills silver and enamel paperweight
For sale is this silver and enamel paperweight (not box) by Ernestine Mills. The enamel is of a red rose on a black background within a circle of thorn branches and green leaves. It is a very striking work by her and signed with her EM monogram. The silver is unmarked Condition is excellent, with no restoration or damage to the enamel.
Ernestine Mills was a suffragette, and enameler and metalworker. You can read more about her at her wiki page here.
Maker: Ernestine Mills
Designer: Ernestine Mills
Date : c 1910
Material: Silver, enamel
Size: 7.75 cm max diameter, 3.75 cm height
Weight : 308 grams, 10.8 0z (not silver weight)