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ARCHIBALD KNOX | An Early "Olaf" Cymric Clock, Model No. 5021

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
Sold
10,625 USD
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Description

  • Archibald Knox
  • An Early "Olaf" Cymric Clock, Model No. 5021
  • impressed L&Co/CYRMIC/5021/6 with Birmingham Assay Office marksfaceplate with Latin FESTINA LENTE (Make Haste Slowly)
  • sterling silver, enamel, brass, clear glass faceplate
  • 3 7/8  x 3 1/2  x 3 in. (9.6 x 8.9 x 7.6 cm)
  • 1903

Provenance

Titus Omega, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Liberty Silver Sketch Book, Westminster City Archives, London, n.d., p. 197, no. 5021
The Liberty Style, London, 1978, n.p., no. 24 (for a related model)
Victor Arwas, Liberty Style, Tokyo, 1983, p. 23 (for reference in a period sales catalogue)
Archibald Knox: Beauty and Modernity, a Designer Ahead of His Time, exh. cat., The Archibald Knox Society, London, 2014, p. 17, no. 14

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