Buckle 2

ARCHIBALD KNOX FOR LIBERTY & CO.

A ‘Cymric’ Silver Belt Buckle, 1904-5.

The honesty plant design heightened with blue and green enamel.

Impressed ‘L&Co’ and ‘CYMRIC’ stamps, Birmingham hallmarks.

Size: 7.1cm long,

An example of this Knox design is illustrated in Dr. Stephen A Martin’s book ‘Archibald Knox’, Artmedia Press, 2001, p.270.

Photograph and description courtesy of Bonhams.

Fanella is the name of a small sandy beach next to Peel Castle on the Isle of Man, and Fenella was a character in Sir Walter Scott’s 1823 novel “Peveril of the Peak”, set around Peel Castle.