Buckle "Clymene"

Liberty Cymric belt buckle designed by Archibald Knox

Date made: 1900

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: A silver and enamel belt buckle designed by Archibald Knox for the ‘Cymric’ silver range at Liberty & Co. of London. The two-part belt buckle has a design of honesty leaves with heart-shaped enamel motifs on the leaves. The design of stylised entrelac foliage is called ‘Clymene’ and was produced in 1900.

Measurements: overall: 5.2 cm x 10.5 cm x 1.5 cm

Photograph and description courtesy of Manx National Heritage via the link at imuseum.im.

See “Archibald Knox” by Dr Stephen Martin 2001, page 270.