30th May, 2024 11:00

Modern Art & Design

  Lot 17


Attributed to Edward Spencer for The Artificers' Guild Ltd., London
Hand-Beaten Copper Circular Wall Mirror

Early 20th century, the frame featuring six roundels featuring relief foliate scrolls within banded borders, with central convex plate and oak backing, unmarked.

Dimensions: 49cm diameter

The Artificers' Guild was founded by Nelson Dawson in Chiswick, London, in 1901, passing to Montague Fordham in 1903 before Edward Spencer was appointed Director in 1906; it proved a successful venture, deriving inspiration from the Arts & Crafts movement and at its peak had a staff of forty as well as taking on orphaned boys as apprentices; its work was featured in the influential periodical The Studio and exhibitions were held at the Fordham Gallery alongside major names of the Arts & Crafts movement; it closed down following the outbreak of WWII.

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Sold for £450


Auction: Modern Art & Design, 30th May, 2024

This sale features a stunning selection of artworks, ceramics and furniture by many Contemporary artists and 20th century designers including work by Gary Bunt, Fabian Perez, Kerry Hastings, Ana Silva, Louis Vuitton, Verner Panton, Sir Terence Conran, Leslie Harradine, Mr Brainwash, Dr. Christopher Dresser, Harvey Guzzini and many others.

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Wed 29th May 10-4pm

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