ARCHIBALD KNOX (1864-1933)

Diadem Comb for Liberty & Co

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ARCHIBALD KNOX (1864-1933)

Diadem Comb for Liberty & Co

Gold, plique-à-jour enamel & opal

H  8.00 cm (3.15 in)  |  W  9.50 cm (3.74 in)

Origin England, c. 1900
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good
Weight 29.00 Grams

An extremely beautiful unrecorded Diadem by Archibald Knox.
The fiery central opal is set amongst gold entrelacs of flowers and foliage enriched with superb plique-à-jour enamel.
The reverse is embossed with a butterfly motif.
This is a metamorphic jewel being adjustable to both a diadem and a decorative comb.

Exhibitions
To be exhibited at the forthcoming exhibition: “Jewellery. materials craft art” at the National Museum Zurich from 19.05.2017 – 22.10.2017

Literature:
cf. Archibald Knox, Stephen A. Martin, 2001
Liberty Style, Victor Arwas, 1983

Price Code

Ref No   6893

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