An Arts and Craft silver and turquiose Cymric inkwell by Liberty & Co, Birmingham 1899
Lot 105
An Arts and Craft silver and turquoise Cymric inkwell by Liberty & Co, Birmingham 1899, after a design by Archibald Knox
Sold for AU$ 14,640 (US$ 13,588) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Arts and Craft silver and turquoise Cymric inkwell
by Liberty & Co, Birmingham 1899, after a design by Archibald Knox
the square body raised on pierced geometric supports, two hinged covers with embossed geometric scrolls and collet set turquoise openning to reveal a ceramic well,
13cm square, 460gms (14.8oz).

Footnotes

  • Reference:
    For a similar designed box see 'The Designs of Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co' by A.J Tilbrook, 1976, fig. no. 113.
    For a similar inkwell see Christies King Street, 26 May 2005, Lot 8.

    Provenance:
    I. Steer & Co. Auction, 24 Nov 1973

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this lot is not subject to CITES and the date should read 1903/4.
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