Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co. An important 'Cymric' silver Tea and Hot Chocolate Service on Tray, 1901
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Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co. An important 'Cymric' silver and ivory Tea and Hot Chocolate Service on Tray, 1903 and 1905
Sold for £37,200 (US$ 61,736) inc. premium
Auction Details
A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co) A 5 piece tea set and coffee set together with a tray, tea kettle, burner and stand (Liberty & Co)
Lot Details
Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co.
An important 'Cymric' silver and ivory Tea and Hot Chocolate Service on Tray, 1903 and 1905
comprising a tea-kettle on stand, additional tea-pot, coffee-pot, hot water pot; all with hinged lids and ivory handles together with sugar bowl and milk jug, on a large twin-handled tray, all cast with celtic inspired sinuous forms and engraved with the initial A
teapot on stand: 30cm high, tray: 52cm long, all stamped 'L&Co.' sugar, milk, hot water and chocolate pots marked 'Cymric' and hot water and chocolate pots with Birmingham hallmarks for 1903 all the rest with Birmingham hallmarks for 1905 (8)

Footnotes

  • Literature:

    A. J. Tilbrook The Designs of Archibald Knox for Liberty and Co. Ornament Press Ltd, 1976, fig. no.46 showing a double page from a Liberty and Co. catalogue showing designs for similar tea and coffee services.

    Stephen A. Martin Archibald Knox Artmedia Press, 2001, pgs. 196-203 for images of similar services and pg. 293 for images of original drawings for similar teapots and jugs.

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