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HEATH & MIDDLETON COPPER & SILVER BOX

   
Manufacturer Heath & Middleton
Designer Benjamin Creswick
Description Hand-made copper jewelry box with ornate Arts & Crafts silver decoration. The box lined with red velvet.
Country of Manufacture England
Date London 1902
Marks See photo below
Condition Perfect
Size 20.5cms wide, 12cms deep, 11.5cms high
Other Information Please see the following link for further information on Benjamin Creswick and a photo of a similar designed piece. A most unusual piece for this company as Heath & Middleton are primarily associated with producing designs by Dr Christopher Dresser or items with a heavy Dresser influence. Also it is unusual to find hand-made pieces by this firm. Another interesting aspect of the work is that the main body of the box is held together with silver rivets. Most manufacturers at time tended to use faux rivets to give an Arts & Crafts feel to an item.
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