Small silver box with chrysoprase and moonstones

This box was on loan to the “Cockneys in Arcadia; C R Ashbee in Chipping Campden” Exhibition at Court Barn Museum 7th April to 9th July.
This major exhibition celebrating a decade of Court Barn is curated by experts Alan Crawford and Mary Greensted and is the first to showcase C R Ashbee’s Campden period and will include the full range of Ashbee’s work during that time, as a designer of furniture, metalwork, silver, jewellery and printed books.

A Guild Handicraft silver box, possibly a snuff box, decorated with Chrysoprase and moonstones. London 1904. The chrysoprase are a particularly vibrant colour and the repousse work on the lid very elegant.

Price: Sold

Maker:  Guild of Handicraft

Designer: Unknown, possibly Charles Robert Ashbee

Date : 1904

Marks: G of H Ltd, London, date letter “i”, to body and lid

Material: Sterling silver, moonstone, chrysoprase

Condition: Excellent.

Size: 10cm long, 4cm wide, 5cm tall

Weight : 141 grams

SKU: A13 Category:


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

For more information on the exhibition see: