A rare and exceptional silver clock by Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co’s Cymric range. Two variants appear in Dr Stephen Martin’s book “Archibald Knox”, second edition, page 234 and this clock is one of only four known. It is in arguably one of Knox’ most accomplished clock designs. Model number 5054.

Maker: Liberty & Co

Designer: Archibald Knox

Date: 1903

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

Material: Sterling silver

Size: 16.5cm tall

Photographs and description courtesy of The Peartree Collection.

Archibald Knox

A Rare "Cymric" Clock, Model No. 5054

impressed L&Co CYMRIC with Birmingham Assay Office marks
base impressed with Lion Passant and date letter
underside of base impressed L&Co

silver, enamel, sodalite, turquoise and green hardstone

6 3/4  x 5 x 5 in. (17.1 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm)

Photograph and descripton coutesy of Sotheby's.