American Arts & Crafts Metalwork Collection
The Two Red Roses Foundation owns more than 300 metalwork objects made in America from 1900-1920. Chiefly constructed in hammered copper, the collection includes vases, bowls, candlesticks, candelabra, chandeliers, and sconces, as well as other household items such as fireplace andirons, coal buckets and tools, bookends and desk accessories, stationary desk sets, trays, smoking accessories, and jewelry boxes. Many of the most well-known and collectible craftsmen and designers are represented, among them Gustav Stickley, the Stickley Brothers, the Roycroft Shops, Robert Jarvie, Dirk van Erp, Harry Dixon, Marie Zimmerman, Ethel Copeland, Karl Kipp, Jessie Preston, and others. A complete catalogue of the metalwork collection authored by David Cathers and Jonathan Clancy is now available for purchase here
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Hammered Copper Jewel Box with silver lock
The Roycroft Shops, c. 1911-12
Copper, German silver, brass, and suede