Gold necklace model 8008

Liberty gold and amethyst necklace designed by Archibald Knox

Date made: 1900-1904

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: A gold necklace with amethysts and blister pearls. The necklace was designed by Archibald Knox for the jewellery range at Liberty & Co. of London.

Measurements: overall: 19 cm x 4 cm

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

This is model 8008 and examples can be found in the book “Archibald Knox” by Dr Stephen Martin 2001, pages 250 and 251.

Necklace 1

ARCHIBALD KNOX 1864-1933

Liberty & Co Necklace

Gold Opal Pearl

W  1.90 cm (0.75 in)  |  L  3.30 cm (1.30 in)

Origin   British, c. 1900 to c. 1904

Case   Original Fitted Case

Fitted case the silk marked: Liberty & Co Ltd, Regent St, London

  1. Liberty Jewellery sketch-book, page 207

Model number 8008

Archibald Knox, Stephen A. Martin, 2001, page 250 & 251

Photograph and description courtesy of Tadema Gallery.

Gold necklace model 8008 2

Liberty gold and turquoise necklace designed by Archibald Knox

Date made: 1900-1904

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: A gold necklace with turquoise and blister pearls. The necklace was designed by Archibald Knox for the jewellery range at Liberty & Co. of London.

Measurements: overall: 19 cm x 4 cm

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

Another variant of the 8008 necklace design.

Necklace 2

An arts and crafts eighteen karat gold and citrine necklace, Archibald Knox, circa 1900.

Designed as a central openwork panel with oval-shaped citrine, baroque freshwater pearl and opal detail, completed by a finelink chain accentuated by freshwater pearls two shield-shaped panels and oval-shaped citrine drops.unsigned, attributed to Archibald Knox; length: 14in.

Photograph and description courtesy of Bonhams.

I do not think any expert would say other than it is definitely the design of Archibald Knox.

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ARCHIBALD KNOX FOR LIBERTY & CO,

“15ct Gold Necklace”, set with Turquoise and Pearls, Unmarked, Circa: 1902.

Photograph and description courtesy of Style Antiques.

Necklace 4

A gold necklace set with citrines & pearls. English. Circa 1900. Size: Height of central panel 3.3 cm. Width 1.9 cm.

Total length of necklace 42 cm. Lit.: Liberty Jewellery sketch-book, page 207. Model number 8008.

Archibald Knox. Stephen A. Martin, 2001. Illustration page 251.

Photograph and description courtesy of Van Den Bosch

206

A gold and gem-set necklace, designed by Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co, designed as a series of three gold polished openwork sections studded with turquoise matrix cabochons on a gold chain necklace interspaced with eight baroque pearls, 47cm long

Literature: Liberty Jewellery Sketchbook, p 207, model no. 8008.

Photograph and description courtesy of Woolley and Wallis, Auctioneers.