CHARLES ROBERT ASHBEE: An Edwardian silver, gem-set and ivory butter knife, by The Guild of Handicrafts, London 1904,
Sold for £1,680 (US$ 2,791) inc. premium
Distinguished Designs and Post-War Silver including The family reserve collection of Gerald Benney
1 Dec 2010 14:00 GMT
CHARLES ROBERT ASHBEE: An Edwardian silver, gem-set and ivory butter knife,
by The Guild of Handicrafts, London 1904,
the silver hooked blade with beaded ferrule with four green carbuncles, tapering ivory handle,
For an example of a spoon with similar handle and collar see 'Modern English Silverwork', an essay by C.R. Ashbee', B. Weinreb, 1974 edition, plate 19, third entry.
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