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
Marks: L & Co, Birmingham, date letter “d”, Cymric
Material: Sterling silver
Size: 16.5cm tall
Photographs and description courtesy of The Peartree Collection.
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.