A Liberty & Co Cymric silver and enamel candlestick designed by Archibald Knox, model no.25, the circular base cast in low relief with four entwined entrelac enamelled blue and green in heart-shaped green enamel panel, flaring column and detachable sconce, stamped marks, Birmingham 1901, 16cm. high.
Literature: Stephen A Martin Archibald Knox, Artmedia, page 221 for a comparable pair of candlesticks with a similar enamel roundel.
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ARCHIBALD KNOX (1864-1933) FOR LIBERTY & CO., LONDON
PAIR OF ARTS & CRAFTS SILVER CANDLESTICKS, BIRMINGHAM, 1905-06
the circular bases set with three turquoise cabochons, with tapering stems and detachable sconces, stamped maker’s mark L & CO., hallmarked Birmingham, 1905-06, pattern no. 25
Literature: See Martin, Stephen ‘Archibald Knox’ Second Edition 2001, p.221, for a pair of candlesticks with enamel bosses of matching pattern no. 25 illustrated; and p.183 for a single similar candlestick of same pattern.
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