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Elizabeth Copeland Enamel Poppies Silver Jewelry Box

$85,000

This delicately-scaled silver box, by master enamelist and metalsmith Elizabeth Copeland, is an Arts & Crafts collectible treasure. Consisting of refined Celtic-esque motifs in raised metalwork framing vignettes of soft, intricately-layered enamel creating a rich bouquet of poppy flowers and unfurling leaves on a royal navy background, this miniature jewelry box shows Copeland's work at its best, the richly-colored poppies and sensitive, hand-wrought artistry attesting to her deep affinity with the enamelists of the Renaissance.

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Artist: Elizabeth Copeland
Circa: 1910
Dimensions: 2" height, 5" width, 3.5" depth
Materials: Silver; Enamel
Signed: “EC”
Exhibition History: Similarly exquisite enameled silver box by Elizabeth Copeland was on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for their 150th Anniversary exhibition, "THE MET 150" (2020)
 

Like her Boston colleague, the accomplished jeweler Josephine Hartwell Shaw, Elizabeth Copeland earned the prestigious "Medalist" title from the Society of Arts & Crafts. Her metalwork and jewelry have entered the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

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