9 May 2006
An english silver Arts & Crafts cup and cover
Maker's mark of Liberty & Co, Birmingham, 1900, most probably after a design of Charles Robert Ashbee
On circular plain low domed foot, the tapering stem with spreading cup with four naturalistic openworked supports, the lower part of the plain cup decorated with chased wavy pattern in relief, plain domed cover with globular finial, marked on base
28 cm. high
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For similarly designed objects by Charles Robert Ashbee see: Annelies Krekel-Aalberse, Modern zilver, 1880-1940, Amsterdam, 1989, p. 23, illustrated.
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