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MAUREEN EDGAR Silver and Enamel Box

(Code: MEbox)
MAUREEN EDGAR Silver and Enamel Box
  • MAUREEN EDGAR Silver and Enamel Box
  • MAUREEN EDGAR Silver and Enamel Box
  • MAUREEN EDGAR Silver and Enamel Box
  • MAUREEN EDGAR Silver and Enamel Box
London 1978

Height: 4.5 cm
Width: 6 cm

A very early example of her work - she studied at the Royal College of Art under Gerald Benney from 1977-80

Small chips to enamel on box lid points

SOLD

Now in The Pearson Silver Collection

This box with a flush hinge (and another 'book' shaped with light blue enamel) were part of an exercise in hinge making and also using a milling machine. She used the latter to sink a die for the cover, stamped in fine silver, but Phillip Popham (technical silversmith at the RCA) felt it was too ’sharp. Both featured in her Graduation Exhibition and were subsequently bought by Sir Charles Forte. This one was destined as a gift for his secretary.