AN EARLY ARTS & CRAFTS COPPER CHARGER BY JOHN PEARSON

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AN EARLY ARTS & CRAFTS COPPER CHARGER BY JOHN PEARSON

1,950.00

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An early Arts & Crafts copper charger probably for the Guild of Handicraft

Depicting basket of flowers, fruit and foliage

Signed J Pearson dated 1892

Numbered 526

John Pearson started working metal in about 1888, in particular copper. Having previously serving a short stint with the potter and designer William De Morgan after which he joined C.R. Ashbee in setting up the Guild of Handicraft. Person left the Guild in around 1892 and went to Newlyn where he taught metal work. Pearson was one of the most important and influential metal workers within the Arts and Crafts movement and embodied the ethos of designer crafter.

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