ARCHIBALD KNOX (1864-1933)
Liberty & Co Pendant.
Gold, opal & pearl.
H 10.00 cm (3.94 in) | W 4.10 cm (1.61 in)
Origin Britain, c. 1900
Case Fitted Case
An important Liberty & Co pendant designed by Archibald Knox.
Photograph and description courtesy of Tadema Gallery.
Looks like a variant of model 500/12, see "Archibald Knox" by Dr Stephen Martin 2001, page 258.
A LIBERTY AND CO GOLD, OPAL AND GARNET PENDANT,
designed by Archibald Knox, model 500/12, unmarked,
the large central boulder opal within a frame of sinuous wires, below a small garnet cabochon above, on a later chain, length of pendant 5.7cm.
See Art Nouveau Jewelry, by Vivienne Becker, page 165, no. 244, for an illustration of a similar pendant, with three freshwater drops below.
Photograph and description courtesy of Bonhams.