Gay Arts & Crafts Designer
Charles Robert Ashbee (1863-1942)
Ashbee established the Guild and School of Handicraft in 1888 in London, producing metalwork, jewelry and enamels as well as hand-wrought copper, wrought iron work and furniture. Personally, Ashbee was also involved in house design, including furniture and decoration, and utilitarian items such as fireplaces.
Charles Robert Ashbee, 1895
Manufactured by Guild of Handicraft, London
Charles Robert Ashbee, 1900
Metalwork, sterling silver, glass, enamel and mother-of-pearl.
Manufacturer: Guild of Handicraft
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