Charles Ashbee for the Guild of Handicraft silver butter knife

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A classic, early, Guild of Handicraft silver butter knife by Charles Ashbee carrying the GofH Ltd mark.  The crown end augmented with a good green chysroprase chalcedony stone.  A classic example of this iconic design dated 1900.

This butter knife featured in my recent selling Exhibition in October and associated catalogue of the Guild’s silver

Maker:  Guild of Handicraft
Designer: Charles Robert Ashbee
Date : 1900
Marks: GofH Ltd, London, date letter “e”
Material: Sterling silver, chrysoprase
Condition: Excellent.
Size: 13.75 cm long
Weight : 41 grams, 1.4 oz

SKU: A922a Category:


See Alan Crawford, “C.R. Ashbee, Yale University Press

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Art nouveau, Arts and crafts