An Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co. six-piece pewter and rattan coffee and tea service circa 1903
Lot 1002
An Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co. six-piece pewter and rattan coffee and tea service circa 1903
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co. six-piece pewter and rattan coffee and tea service
circa 1903
comprising a coffee pot; tea pot;, hot water pot; sugar; creamer; and tray
the coffee pot stamped H ENGLISH PEWTER LIBERTY & CO 0231; tea pot stamped H ENGLISH PEWTER MADE BY LIBERTY & CO 0231 13/4 PINTS; water pot stamped 0231; tray, sugar and creamer stamped RD 420290 TUDRIC 0231 MADE IN ENGLAND 3
height of coffee pot 8 3/4in (22.3cm)

tray width 19 3/4in (50.3cm); depth 14in (35.7cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Maurice and Margo Cohen, Detroit, Michigan
    Christie's New York, Fine and Decorative Arts, The Maurice & Margo Cohen Collection, June 11, 1999, lot 391.

    Literature:
    Kurland Zabar, Reflections: Arts & Crafts Metalwork in England and the United States, 1989, p. 29, fig. 45 and Stephen A. Martin, ed., Archibald Knox, 1995, p. 110 for illustrations of the same coffee pot, teapot, hot water pot, sugar and creamer forms with similar honesty decoration in a martele finish.
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