ARTHUR STANSFIELD DIXON (1856 - 1929); BIRMINGHAM GUILD OF HANDICRAFT (BGH)
Rare & most beautiful large planished copper & brass coal bucket or log basket & cover, Birmingham, England, c. 1905; Of stunning & outstanding architectural form, design and quality, this is one of only two complete versions to appear for sale making this an exceptionally rare, if not unique example, having a beautifully formed dished conical cover demonstrating the guild’s outstanding metal working capability and design ethos. The only other example seen being an unmarked example with a simple dome cover which sold on the US auction market in 2010; stamped B.G.H. on base; 48 cm high x 48.5cm diameter; Provenance: Private Collection UK
In excellent condition.