A stunning gold Cymric arts and crafts necklace set with blister pearls. The necklace appears as model 8337 in the Liberty jewellery sketch book in the Westminster Archives, page 199 and this necklace carries the same scratched number to the reverse. The necklace is not assayed as is typical of Liberty’s jewellery.
The design of this necklace is attribute to Archibald Knox and it appears in Dr Stephen Martin’s book Archibald Knox page 248.
Maker: Liberty & Co
Designer: Archibald Knox (attrib)
Date: c 1902
Marks: Unmarked, 8337 scratch mark
Size: Length c. 41cm
Weight: 9 grams
Photograph and description courtesy of The Peartree Collection.