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PHOEBE A. TRAQUAIR (1852-1936)
‘THE KISS’. An important, rare and beautiful, enamel triptych with foil over
copper, set in a copper alloy stemmed frame.

Lit: Revue du Vrai et du Beau, 1926. p.24. The Arts & Crafts Movement in Ireland,
Paul Larmour, 1
992, p.74. Phoebe Anna Traquair, Elizabeth Cummings, 1993, p.75. Exhibited first in Dublin at the Arts & Crafts Society of Ireland Exhibition, in a special section ‘Artists not resident in Ireland’. In Edinburgh in 1985, ‘Edinburgh and Dublin, Arts & Crafts Exhibition,’ cat. no.76. ‘The Scottish National Portrait Gallery Exhibition’, 1993 cat. no.74. Signed and dated 1903. Size: Height 27.2 cm.
KATE EADIE
A Pre-Raphaelite enamel on copper panel of a kneeling angel.

The angel holds a smoking incense burner.
The enamel is displayed in an original thin gilt metal surround complemented by an attractive handmade wooden frame.
Size: Enamel 15 x 9 cm. Total size with frame 25.5 x 20.5 cm.
 
Kate Eadie’s husband was the Pre-Raphaelite artist Sydney Harold Meteyard. British. Circa 1902. Sold

THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
An Arts & Crafts copper box inset with a FLEETWOOD CHARLES VARLEY enamel
of Christ Church Oxford the west view.
The enamel signed ‘Varley’. Inscribed to interior of the enamel ‘Christ Church Oxford executed by Fleetwood C. Varley Campden Glos. Sept 1905. From a Sketch.’
Size: Lid width 19.6 cm. Depth 12.6 cm. Enamel 15.5 cm. x 9 cm. Height 5.5 cm.

ERNESTINE MILLS. (1871-1959)
‘THE MUSIC TEACHER’.

An important vibrant enamel on copper over coloured foils of Pan playing his pipes to an entranced peacock.
Set in a wooden frame. Monogrammed ‘EM’ to the front.
Hand written to the reverse brown paper backing ‘Ernestine Mills’ 1871-1959. The music teacher’. English. Circa 1906.
Size: Enamel 15.5 cm. x 12 cm. Frame: 27 cm. x 24 cm.
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ERNESTINE MILLS (1871-1959)
The small Rowley Gallery wooden box with a lift off lid inset with an enamel of flowering branches.

The enamel monogrammed with a gilt ‘EM’.
English. Circa 1906. Size: Enamel diameter 6 cm. and box 9.5 cm.

ELEANOR DORIS VARLEY (1902- 1976)
‘ENCHANTER’.
An enamel plaque of a young boy ench
anting a group of wild rabbits with his pipe music. Original ebonised frame.
British. Circa 1930.
Size: E
namel 14.3 cm. x 7 cm. Total size with frame 19.6 cm. x 12.5 cm.
Eleanor Doris Varley was the daughter of the artist Illingworth Varley.

ARTS & CRAFTS
An Arts & Crafts enamel on copper of a beautiful snow scene.
Original ebonised frame. British. Circa 1900. Unsigned.
Size: Diameter of enamel. approx. 5 cm. and frame approx. 10 cm.

FLEETWOOD CHARLES VARLEY
An Arts & Crafts enamel copper plaque of a beautiful seascape with a rainbow.
Original wood frame. Signed ‘VARLEY’ to the enamel. British. Circa 1900.
Size: Enamel 14.4 cm. x 7 cm. Total size with frame 22.2 cm. x 14.5 cm
. Sold
KATE M. EAIDE (Attributed.)
An Arts & Crafts enamel over coloured foils on copper of ‘The Annunciation’ .
Original refurbished ebonised frame.
British. 1900. Size: Enamel  12.4 cm. x 6.8 cm. Size with frame 20.5 cm. x 14.5 cm.
(Minor restoration to top corner and tip of red enamel wing.)
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THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
An Arts & Crafts copper box inset with a FLEETWOOD CHARLES VARLEY enamel
. The enamel signed ‘Varley’. Inscribed to interior of the enamel, ‘Designed and executed by Fleetwood C. Varley, Campden Glos. Aug. 1905’. Guild of Handicraft Ltd. stamped marks to copper. Size: Width 23 cm. Depth 13.5 cm. Ht. 5 cm. Sold

PHOEBE A. TRAQUAIR (1852-1936)
MOTHERHOOD’. An Arts Crafts enamel over coloured foils set in a copper
alloy frame decorated with enamel beads.
Signed with monogram and dated 1906.
Size: Ce
ntral enamel 17 cm. x 14 cm. Enamel plaques diameter 3.5 cm. Sold

ALEXANDER FISHER (1864-1936) An important Symbolist enamel depicting
William Morris’s lyric poem SIGURD THE VOLSUNG, based on Morris’s and
Eirikr Magnusson’s translation of the Icelandic epic Volsunga Saga.

Original frame. Circa 1900. Enamel size 21 cm. x 14 cm. Frame 36 cm. x 31.5 cm.
Lit.: Alexander Fisher: Pioneer of Arts & Crafts Enamelling. Steven Pudney.
(For more det
ails of this item see Artist/Designer page.) Sold
  
A. C. C. JAHN. ( A.R.C.A.)
An Arts & Crafts, vibrant enamel over coloured foils, depicting the RED CROSS KNIGHT from Spenser's ‘The Faerie Queen’.
In original metal frame with original
wood and glass case cover. Signed ‘A. C. C. JAHN’.
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British. Circa 1900. Size: Enamel 17 cm. x 10 cm. Case frame 25.5 cm x 18.5 cm.

ARTS & CRAFTS
An Art
s & Crafts enamel on copper of a ‘fantasy’ butterfly.
Original ebonised frame which has a very slight chip to one corner.
British.
Circa 1900. Unsigned. ze: Dia. of enamel. approx. 6.2. cm. Height with frame 13.5 cm. WidSith with frame 13.2 cm.
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ADA HAYES
An Arts & Crafts enamel of a maiden in a dressed in blue.

Marked ‘A.H. 1904’.
British
. 1904. Size: Enamel height 11.5 cm. Width 8.5 cm.
Total size with frame: Height 22 cm. Width 18 cm.

MABEL P. SEFTON
An Arts &
Crafts copper box set with enamel panel of elves.
Signature to base.
British 1909. Size:- Width 11.4 cm. Depth 9.4 cm. Height 5 cm.
Exhibited
Liverpool Walker Art Gallery Autumn 1909 No. 2072. Sold
OMAR RAMSDEN (1873-1939)
A silver plated box, inset with an Arts & Crafts, foiled backed enamel of Viking ships approaching the coast
. English. Circa 1900.
Signed
  to  base of box, ‘Omar Ramsden me fecit’. Size: Width at base 17.7 cm. Depth
14.7 cm. H
 t. approx. 5.1 cm. Size of enamel: Length at 11.7 cm. Width 8.8 cm. Sold
JAMES FREDERIC SHIELDS
An Arts & & Crafts copper box, with applied wirework and cast decoration,
inset with five enamel plaques of British country wildlife and with two enamel plaques of fruiting trees.
British. Circa 1900.
Size: Lid width 24.5 cm. Depth 9.5 cm. Height of box 8.5 cm. 
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BRITISH ARTS & CRAFTS. 1910
A vibrant enamel over coloured foils on copper of a warrior princess.
Original wood frame. Marked with an indistinct Artist monogram an dated 1910.
Size: Enamel height 16.5 cm. Width 10.5 cm.
Total size with frame: Height 25.6 cm. Width 19.7 cm.
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LIBERTY & Co. FLEETWOOD CHARLES VARLEY
An Arts & Crafts polished pewter box. The lift off domed lid cast with geometric bands and inset with an enamel of a lake w
ith mountains in the background.
The enamel signed ‘VARLEY’.
Marked ‘ENGLISH PEWTER MADE BY LIBERTY & CO.
01113’.
Size: Approximate centre diameter 11.3 cm. Base 6.5 cm. Enamel diameter 6 cm.

LIBERTY & Co. FLEETWOOD CHARLES VARLEY
An Arts & Crafts polished pewter cedar lined box. The hinged lid inset with an enamel of a riverscape.
The enamel signed ‘VARLEY’. (Minor fault lines to base of enamel. See image)
Mar
ked ‘ENGLISH PEWTER MADE BY LIBERTY & CO. 01021’.
Size: Length 17 cm. Width 8.7 cm. Height 6 cm. Enamel
length 14 cm. width 5.5 cm.

LIBERTY & Co.
An Arts & Crafts polished hammered pewter cedar lined box. The hinged lid
inset with a beautiful enamel lakeside scene by an unknown artist.
Marked ‘Made in England. TUDRIC 01113 SOLKETS.
Size: Length 18.5 cm. Width 11.5 cm. Height 6 cm. Enamel length 14 cm. width 6 cm.

HENRY WILSON (1864-1934)
An Arts & Crafts bronze trowel, inset with silver studs with commemorative inscription to reverse. The silver terminal cast as the figure of an angel.

The
inscription reads:- ‘Presented to the Countess Beauchamps to commemorate the
laying of the foundation stone of the Wyche Church Malvern October  2nd 1902’.
English. Marks HW’. Size: L. 22.7 cm. W. 11.6 cm.
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JOHN PEARSON
A rich dark patinated copper charger, decorated to the centre with a galleon at sea followed through the waves by playful porpoises. A scrolling floral motif to the outside border.

Signed, ‘J. P.’ Dated ‘1903’ and numbered ‘3072’. Size: Diameter 60 cm.
HENRY WILSON (1864-1934)
A copper box with silver decoration. The applied emblematic rondels depicting various creatures, including a snake, fox and an owl.
English. Circa 1900.
Size: Width 12 cm. Depth 9.5 cm. Height 11.5 cm. Handle height 2 cm.
Lit.: Arts & Crafts in Britain & America. Isabelle Anscombe & Charlotte Gere. 1978.

JOHN PEARSON
A copper charger decorated with two birds within a floral border.

Signed ‘John Pearson’. Dated ‘1895’. Size: Diameter 52 cm.
Lit.: Liberty
Style. Mervyn Lacy. 1986. Newlyn Copper. J. C. Laity.

HENRY WILSON (1864-1934)
An Arts & Crafts plated bronze trowel with thistle decoration and commemorative inscription.
The inscription reads:-
‘Presented to Hon. James Hozier. M. P. by the architect and the contractors on the occasion on his laying the memorial stone of Lesmahagow church hall Oct. 4th 1902.’
English. Mark for He
nry Wilson. Size: Length 25 cm. Width 11 cm. Sold
THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
An Arts & Crafts hammered silver plated box. The lid set with a gold & silver foil backed enamel of ‘The Golden Stag of Artemis.’
Size: Diameter of lid 10.8 cm. Diameter at base 6.4 cm. Approximate height 6 cm.
Size of enamel 7
.5 cm. Marked ‘G of H Ltd.’ to the base of the box. Sold
LIBERTY & Co. FLEETWOOD CHARLES VARLEY
An Arts & Crafts polished pewter box the lid inset with a enamel of a sparkling snow scene.
Internal cedar lining. The enamel signed ‘VARLEY’.
Marked ‘ENGLISH PEWTER MADE BY LIBERTY & CO. 01021’.
Size: Length 18.3 cm. W. 10.
 3 cm. Ht. 6cm. Enamel 12.6 cm. and W. 6.4 cm. Sold

JOHN EDWARD WILSON (1854-1934)
A silver buckle set with an autumnal enamel of oak leaves and acorns.

The enamel panel monogrammed W’. English. Circa 1910.
Size: Height 6 cm. Width 5 cm. Provenance: Family descent. (Fitted case)

(See the Buckle Page for more enamelled buckles)

JOHN EDWARD WILSON (1854-1934)
Three small enamel plaques.
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The honesty plaque monogrammed ‘W’. English. C.1910.
Prove
nance: Family descent. Size of fish plaque 3 cm. x 4.6cm.
Sq
uare plaque 2 cm. x 2 cm . Honesty plaque 3.3 cm. x 4.5 cm.
 
JOHN EDWARD WILSON (1854-1934)
An Arts & Crafts enamel plaque of clover with original drawing in ebonised wood
Circa 1910. Provenance: Family descent.
Size of clover plaque 4.6 cm. x 6.8 cm. Frame 26 cm. x 29 cm.
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EDWARD SPENCER (1872-1938) for ARTIFICER’S GUILD
A pair of mixed metal stemmed cups fashioned from Solomon Island coconut
bowls with hammered silver interiors
.
The bowls are supported on copper stems with silver arched panels and ropework.
The silver
bases balanced on five circular silver pads. Sold
Marked with Edward Spencer's personal mark. English. Circa 1913. Size: Ht. 13.5 cm.

EDWARD SPENCER (1872-1938) for ARTIFICERS’ GUILD
An Arts & Crafts copper and silver tazza. The bowl with silver ivy leaf supports.
The base mounted with four silver rose motifs and inset with mother-of -pearl plaques.
Marked ‘ARTIFICER’S GUILD 9 MADDOX ST. LONDON W’.
Size: Height 21.5 cm. Diameter of bowl 32 cm. Diameter of base 14.1 cm.
EDWARD SPENCER (1872-1938) for ARTIFICERS’ GUILD
A pair of Arts & Crafts silver plated candlesticks.

Marked with
 Edward Spencer’s personal mark.
Size: 23.5 cm. Diameter of base 11.7 cm.
Lit.: Art Nouveau and Art Deco Silver. Annelies Krekel-Aalberse. Sold  
C. R. ASHBEE (1863-1942) THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
A silver plated, spot hammered, muffin dish with hot water jacket.
The finial to lid set with a moss agate.

English. Circa 1900. Size: Dia. 21.2 cm. Ht. 15 cm.
Lit.: Arts and Crafts at Campden. The Guild Of Handicraft Ltd.
C. R. ASHBEE (1863-1942) THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
A silver plated, spot hammered, entrée dish with hot water jacket.

English. Circa 1900. Approximate size: Length 30.5 cm. Width 24.3 Height 11.5 cm.
Lit.: Illustration on page seven, The Guild of Handicraft, Ltd., Workers in Applied Art Silversmiths & Jewellers. By Appointment to H. M. The Queen.
C. R. ASHBEE (1863-1942) THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ltd. (1888-1907)
An Arts & Crafts silver plated muffin dish with a chrysoprase set finial to lid.
Size: Diameter 23.5 cm. Height 12cm. Marked ‘G of H Ltd.’ Circa 1900. Sold
Lit.: The Guild of Handicraft, Ltd.,Workers in Applied Art Silversmiths & Jewellery.
Identical ex
ample Cheltenham Museum. Simplicity or Splendor cat. fig. 52 cat. 38.
MABEL P. SEFTON
A sparkling Arts & Crafts enamel over coloured foils on copper of rabbits under
a fruit tree.
  
Original refurbished ebonised frame. British. Circa 1905.
Size: Enamel 12.6 cm. x 5.1 cm. Total size with frame 18 cm. x 10.4 cm.
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HELENA MARY IBBOTSON (1887-1962) ‘CROWNING THE VICTOR’.
An Arts & Crafts vibrant enamel on copper over sparkling foils.
The enamel signed H. M. IBBOTSON. To the reverse is a paper label with the artist
name and address in Rustings Road, and title of the enamel.
Britis
h. Circa 1920. Size: Enamel 19 cm. x 13 cm. Restored frame 28.4 cm x 22.4 cm.
H. M. Ibbotson was a Fellow of the Sheffield Artcrafts Guild. Lit.: Sheffield Artcrafts Guild. The silver society. Objects on display in Sheffield Museum.
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