A Charles Ashbee for the Guild of Handicraft arts and cradts silver gem set jug

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For sale is this small silver cream jug by Charles Ashbee for the Guild of Handicraft, London 1906. The jug has a classic Ashbee wirework handle with the footed base set with three good green chrysoprase stones, each separated by a ball of silver gilt or gold. The interior of the is gilded. A really beautiful rare piece that has that jewel like quality that Ashbee was so adept at creating. The jug is in excellent original condition.
For an identical jug set with amethysts, see Clarke’s Auctions at Semleys, 11th March, 2021, lot 159
Price: £1,000-5,000
Maker: Guild of Handicraft Limited
Designer: Charles Ashbee
Date: 1906
Marks: GofH Ltd, London, l
Material: Sterling silver, chrysoprase, gilt or gold
Condition: Excellent
Size: 9.5 cm high
Weight: 3.4 oz, 96 grams

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