Coffee/Tea set 5

A tea set for  Liberty & Co’s Cymric range.  The set exhibits elements of Knox’s modernist style and may be attributed to him.  This set is in good condition with all pieces fully hallmarked for 1900. This set has provenance to Alexander Morton and his descendants until sold in 2011.  Alexander Morton was owner of the famous carpet and textile manufacturer of the same name, who Knox produced designs for via the Silver Studio c 1897-1900.

Maker: Liberty & Co

Designer: Unknown

Date: 1900

Marks: L & Co, Birmingham, date letters “a” (all pieces)

Material: Sterling silver

Size: Tea pot 12cm tall

Weight : Total 25.5oz, 723 grams

Photograph and description courtesy of The Peartree Collection.