Firescreen by Charles Robert Ashbee

Arts and Crafts designer CR Ashbee set up The Guild and School of Handicraft in London in 1888.


wrought iron, copper and plate glass
73 x 79 x 33 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £7,000)
Acquired in:

His vision was to teach craft skills and make products which reflected his philosophy of honest, functional design. In 1902 the Guild moved to Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, where this firescreen was made to Ashbee’s design. Court Barn Museum was opened in 2007 to collect and exhibit work by designers and craftspeople in the north Cotswolds, with products by The Guild of Handicraft forming the core of its collection.

Venue details

Court Barn Church Street, CHIPPING CAMPDEN Gloucestershire GL55 6JE 01386 841 951

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5)

1 Apr – 30 Sept Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm 1 Oct – 31 Mar Tue – Sun, 10am – 4pm Closed 24 Dec ​– 26 Dec, 1 Jan