Buckle 1

A rare silver buckle designed by Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co’s “Cymric” range.

It appears in Dr Stephen Martin’s book “Archibald Knox”, second edition, page 270.

It is in arguably one of Knox’s most accomplished buckle designs and shows the influence of Talwin Morris and the Glasgow School.

Maker: Liberty & Co

Designer: Archibald Knox

Date: 1901

Marks: L & Co, Birmingham, date letter “b”, Cymric

Material: Sterling silver

Size: 5cm wide

Weight : 17 grams, 0.6 oz

Photograph and description courtesy of The Peartree Collection.

This is model 183