james smithies arts and craft large copper casket c1905

James Smithies Wilmslow Arts And Craft Large Copper Casket C1905

James Smithies at his very best.A large heavy arts and crafts copper casket.Planished decoration with flour-de-lys to all sides.Heavy strapping decoration to front and back around the hinges and lock plate.The feet constructed to organically fold over pad feet showing great skill.All done in very heavy gauge copper as is usual with smithies work.The piece is large functional and very beautiful.Made in his Wilmslow workshop and marked to the base as such.Perfect dark patina.C1905

Measuring 10” x 5” x 4” 

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