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An uncommon Edith Morris New Zealand Arts & Crafts silver cuff

Estimate: $2,400


Lot Description

An uncommon Edith Morris New Zealand Arts & Crafts silver cuff, this substantial studio jewellery item sculpted and applied with florals flanked by applied pierced panels and curved and scrolling bars, of solid construction. Impressed arrow and silver marks. W.34mm, Dia.65mm, 73gm. Note: Edith Morris arrived in New Zealand from Kent, England in 1924. She took a metalwork course at Wellington Technical College, where under the head of the college's School of Art, Nelson Isaac, she was taught jewellery, enamelling, chasing, repousse and silversmithing. From 1936 Morris worked from her studio/home in the artistic hub of Days Bay Wellington through until the early 1960's.