Liberty jardiniere designed by Archibald Knox
Date made: 1900-1905
Artist: Knox, Archibald
Description: An ornamental earthenware garden pot or jardiniere, with green-blue glaze and incised and moulded 'Celtic' design. The jardiniere was designed by Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co. of London.
Photograph and description courtesy of Manx National Heritage via the link at imuseum.im.
This design is known as the "Brunhild."
A pair of Liberty & Co “Brunhild” terracotta jardinieres designed by Archibald Knox, cast in low relief, stamped marks,
73cm. wide, 38cm. high
Literature: Veronica Franklin Gould Archibald Knox & Mary Seton Watts Modern Celtic Art Garden Pottery page 20 in the Liberty & Co Yuletide Gifts catalogue circa 1903-1904.
Photograph and description courtesy of Woolley and Wallis Auctioneers.
ARCHIBALD KNOX FOR LIBERTY & CO
PAIR OF TERRACOTTA JARDINIERES, CIRCA 1900
each with twin handles, the flatted ovoid bodies with Celtic inspired decoration, moulded marks to base 'Designed and Manufactured by Liberty & Co.' (2)
64cm wide, 30cm high
Photographs and description courtesy of Lyon and Turnbull Auctioneers.
This model is known as "Brunhild".
If you go down the garden today you may have a big surprise,
If you go down the garden today you may not believe your eyes,
For sometimes you may find there,
A wonderful Knox jardiniere.
And then you'll feel like a picnic.
The photographs of the the two "Brunhild" Knox jardinierres are courtesy of Mel Gould.