Lot 110
  • 110

Archibald Knox

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
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Description

  • Archibald Knox
  • Pair of "Cymric" Vases, Model No. 500/74
  • each impressed L&Co/CYMRIC/500/74 with Birmingham Assay Office marks
  • silver, enamel and clear glass
with interior clear glass liners

Provenance

Victor and Gretha Arwas, Editions Graphiques, London, circa 1983

Exhibited

The Liberty Style, Metropolitan Teien Museum of Art, Tokyo, June 12-July 25, 1999, followed by a tour to six different museums in Japan through June 2000

Literature

Liberty Silver Sketch Book, Westminster City Archives, n.d., no. 244 (for a related design)
Liberty’s 1875-1975
, An Exhibition to Mark the Firm’s Centenary
, exh. cat., Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 1975, p. 61, no. D97B
The Liberty Style,
exh. cat., Japan Art & Culture Association, Tokyo, 1999, p. 104, no. 142 (for the present example illustrated)
Adrian J. Tilbrook, The Designs of Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co, London, 2000, p. 143, fig. no. 129
Stephen A. Martin, Archibald Knox, London, 2001, p. 183 (for one vase from the present lot illustrated)
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