Charles Ashbee for the Guild of Handicraft silver butter knife

Price range: Reserved

A rare Guild of Handicraft silver butter knife by Charles Ashbee carrying his CRA mark.  The crown end augmented with a blister pearl or mother of pearl.  An early example of this iconic desing dated 1900.

Maker:  Guild of Handicraft
Designer: Charles Robert Ashbee
Date : 1900
Marks: CRA, London, date letter “e”
Material: Sterling silver, blister pearl
Condition: Excellent.
Size: 14 cm long
Weight : 32 grams, 1.0 0z

SKU: A348 Category:


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

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Art nouveau, Arts and crafts