A E Jones silver cloak case with Ruskins

Description

An early silver cloak clasp by A E Jones set with two Ruskin ceramic roundels. The clasp is fully hallmarked for A E Jones, Birmingham, 1904. It is well documented that Jones knew Howson Taylor of Ruskin Pottery and the early pieces by A E Jones often feature Ruskin Pottery “jewels”. This particular clasp was illustrated in an early Jones catalogue (No.91), circa 1905.

Details

Dimensions:    Clasps are 1 1/2″ in diameter. Chain is 4″ long

Weight:   Approximately 25 grams

Condition:   In good condition with very light wear to the Ruskin roundels

Price:   £275