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A rare silver tankard by Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co’s Cymric range with distinctive knot handle. This design appear in Dr Stephen Martin’s book “Archibald Knox”, second edition, page 193 model 0335 in pewter. Silver models are rare. The tankard exhibits a very fine Celtic knot in Knox’s classic style to the handle.

Maker: Liberty & Co

Designer: Archibald Knox

Date: 1903

Marks: L & Co, Birmingham, date letter “d ”, Cymric

Material: Sterling silver

Size: 15.5cm tall

Photograph and description courtesy of The Peartree Collection.