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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Chipping Campden (made)

  • Date:

    August 1906 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ashbee, Charles Robert, born 1863 - died 1942 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and water-colour on grey paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. George Hart, FRSA

  • Museum number:

    E.502-1967

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case KK, shelf 19

Physical description

Design for a silver altar cross enamelled and set with moonstones, pearl blisters and an azurite. The design is drawn on two sheets joined together.

Place of Origin

Chipping Campden (made)

Date

August 1906 (made)

Artist/maker

Ashbee, Charles Robert, born 1863 - died 1942 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and water-colour on grey paper

Marks and inscriptions

'C. R. Ashbee. Aug.1906 Campden Glos.'
Signed and dated

Dimensions

Height: 123.8 cm, Width: 51 cm

Object history note

The altar cross in this design was made by the Guild of Handicraft for Miss Sophia Londsdale as a gift to Lichfield Cathedral.

Descriptive line

Design (on 2 sheets joined) for a silver altar cross, enamelled and set with moonstones, pearl blisters and an azurite. Pencil and water-colour on grey paper by Charles Robert Ashbee, 1906.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.

Materials

Pencil; Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Silver; Crosses (objects)

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Religion

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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