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Brooch

Designer:
Charles Robert Ashbee (British, Isleworth, Middlesex 1863–1942 Godden Green, Kent)
Date:
early 20th Century
Geography:
Country of Origin UK
Medium:
Silver, sapphires, rubies, emeralds, mother of pearl, pearl
Dimensions:
3 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in. (7.9 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.423.1
Not on view
(sale, Christie's, London, October 9, 1992, no. 183, sold to Fowler); Jacqueline Loewe Fowler (1992–2006; her gift to MMA)

Guild of Handicraft. [Catalogue of Silverwork, Jewellery etc. 1905–6]. London, 1906, p. 67.

C[harles]. R[obert]. Ashbee. Craftsmanship in Competitive Industry, Being a Record of the Workshops of the Guild of Handicraft, and Some Deductions from Their Twenty-One Years Experience. London, 1908, p. 205.

Alan Crawford. C. R. Ashbee: Architect, Designer, and Romantic Socialist. New Haven, 1985, p. 363.

Elyse Zorn Karlin. Jewelry and Metalwork in the Arts and Crafts Tradition. Atglen, Penn., 1993, p. 38.



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