ARCHIBALD KNOX (1864 - 1933)

Diadem Comb for Liberty & Co


ARCHIBALD KNOX (1864 - 1933)

Diadem Comb for Liberty & Co

Gold, plique-à-jour enamel & opal

H  8.00cm (3.15 in)  |  W  9.50cm (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.

Exhibited at the exhibition: “Jewellery. materials craft art” at the National Museum Zurich from 19.05.2017 – 22.10.2017

cf. Archibald Knox, Stephen A. Martin, 2001
Liberty Style, Victor Arwas, 1983
To be illustrated in Steve Martin’s fothcoming revised third edition of “Archibald Knox”.

Price Code

Ref No   6893