Archibald Knox (1864 - 1933)
Liberty & Co Pendant
H 6.20cm (2.44 in) | W 4.50cm (1.77 in)
Origin British, c. 1900
Case Fitted Case
Art Nouveau pendant in gold, with a baroque pearl drop.
Set with a rare & exceptionally fine portrait enamel, of a pretty young girl.
The unknown sitter wears a velvet dress & hat, decorated with flowers.
Exhibited: ‘The Liberty Style’ Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum,
12th June – 25th July 1999, illustrated: catalogue number 294.
cf. Liberty Style, Victor Arwas, 1983, page 85.
Liberty Jewellery sketch book, pages 269 & 291, catalogue numbers 8651 & 8660.
Stephen A. Martin, Archibald Knox, London 2001, illustrated page 261
Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago
Photograph and description courtesy of Tadema Gallery.