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ARCHIBALD KNOX (1864-1933) FOR LIBERTY & CO, A...

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ARCHIBALD KNOX (1864-1933) FOR LIBERTY & CO, A TUDRIC PEWTER AND ENAMEL DISH, 'THE BOLLELIN' the circular tray is elaborately cast with a stylised leaf and tendril design, inset to the centre with a three-sided enamel panel, no.044, stamped TUDRIC. 26cm diameter Archibald Knox (1864-1933) was a highly influential designer and artist of the Arts and Crafts movement, known for his distinctive contributions to the Celtic Revival and Art Nouveau styles. Hailing from the Isle of Man, Knox's designs are celebrated for their organic, flowing forms and intricate knotwork, often drawing inspiration from the natural world and Celtic motifs. His work for Liberty & Co. in London, where he spent much of his career, was pivotal in shaping the company's reputation for innovative design during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Knox's legacy continues to captivate collectors and enthusiasts worldwide, and his pieces remain highly sought-after examples of the decorative arts of the era. This auction presents a unique opportunity to acquire rare and exquisite pieces designed by Archibald Knox, showcasing his enduring artistic influence and significance in design history. A good example with crisp decoration. The enamel is intact and bright and lively. In generally very good condition.