The British Arts and Crafts Movement elevated base metals like brass and copper into a fashionable aesthetic.

This silver-plated muffin dish was designed by C. R. Ashbee and made by the Guild of Handicraft between 1902 and 1908. A brief history of the Guild of Handicraft and its influential role in the British Arts and Crafts Movement completes the film.



This video presents an elegant pewter compote c. 1910, made by Liberty and Co. as part of their extensive Tudric pewter line. The creative work of Liberty designer Archibald Knox is also explored.


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