Albert Edward Jones British Arts & Crafts Copper and Lapis Lazuli Box c.1905
Albert Edward Jones (1879-1954) Birmingham, UK
British Arts & Crafts Movement
Footed box with hinged lid and hasp 1905
Hand wrought and patinated copper with riveted strap work and hasp, inset with 4 cabochons of lapis lazuli, brown leather and wood interior.
This box is a particularly handsome example of British arts & crafts metalwork by the famous designer / craftsman A.E. Jones. It retains its original deep, rich chocolate brown patina with the contrasting cobalt blue large round bezel-set cabochons of lapis lazuli.