A Liberty & Co silver “Cymric” mantel clock designed by Archibald Knox, for Liberty & Co.in 1902.
The slightly tapering form embossed with a foliate motif and stylised numerals with replacement hands and going barrel drum movement with later altered platform lever escapement
This is the only example of this clock known to exist and it is model 5073 in the Liberty Silver Sketchbook.
This clock, together with others from this private collection, will appear in Dr Stephen A Martin’s new book on Archibald Knox.
Please see “Archibald Knox” by Dr. Stephen A Martin, 2001 (Artmedia Press) page 237 (top left of page) for a similarly decorated clock.
Photograph courtesy of Professor Eli Talmor, London.