Buckle 1

A Liberty & Co. silver belt buckle "The Planta" designed by Archibald Knox, cast and pierced with Art Nouveau foliate stems, stamped marks, London 1900, 10.5cm. wide.

Photograph and description courtesy of Woolley and Wallis Auctioneers.


'The Planta' buckle, model no.188, 1906-7

Silver, enamel.

Length 11cm

Manufactured by Liberty & Co. Impressed L&Co. and Birmingham hallmarks.



Stephen A Martin, 'Archibald Knox', Artmedia Press, 2001, page 269.

Photograph and description courtesy of Bonhams.


Art Nouveau Buckle

Silver & enamel

H  5.20cm (2.05 in)  |  W  10.70cm (4.21 in)

Origin    British, 1903

Marks    'L & Co' 'Cymric'

Case      Fitted Case

'The Planta' Liberty & Co silver & enamel waist clasp in two parts


Illustrated in our book:

Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 116

Liberty Jewellery sketch book, p. 179, model number 188

Stephen A. Martin, Archibald Knox, London 2001, illustrated p. 269

Photograph and description courtesy of Tadema Gallery.