Fri, 19th Mar 2021 11:00

Twentieth Century Art & Design

Lot 149

Sold for £1,500

Lot details

Charles Robert Ashbee for the Guild of Handicraft Ltd - an Arts & Crafts silver butter knife, the pronounced shaped blade with wirework spiral handle united by central ball, with mother of pearl cabochon inset surrounded by beadwork (mother of pearl with long-running crack to centre), London 1900, length 13.8cm

Condition report

Silver overall very good and original.

Some surface imperfections to blade only.

Long running crack to inset mother of pearl cabochon.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.


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