13th September 2019
An Edwardian Arts and Crafts patinated copper box, the cover inset with an enamelled landscape view, attributed to Fleetwood Charles Varley, the box possibly by the Guild of Handicraft, the wide-rimmed lid above a rectangular body, raised on flared square section supports, height 9.5cm, length 26cm, depth 16.8cm. Note: Fleetwood Charles Varley joined Charles Robert Ashbee at his Guild of Handicraft in the 1890s and became known as a sophisticated enameller and landscape watercolourist. After the Guild was dissolved in 1907, Varley found new work enamelling for Liberty & Co.
Hammer price: £440
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