20th Nov, 2019 11:00

Fine Art Sale

Lot 19


A Liberty & Co. Cymric silver and enamel vesta case designed by Archibald Knox

A Liberty & Co. Cymric silver and enamel vesta case designed by Archibald Knox, of rectangular form, with blue and green enamel motif to front, hallmarks for William Hair Haseler, Birmingham, 1905, length 5cm, gross weight 1.22ozt.

Liberty's range of jewellery and silver sold under the trade name of 'Cymric' was launched in 1899. It was manufactured in association with W.H. Haseler of Birmingham, manufacturing jewellers and silversmiths under a subsidiary company known as Liberty & Co. (Cymric) Ltd was registered in May 1901, directed by William Hair Haseler and Frank Haseler, with J.H. Howe and John Llewellyn of Liberty's. They also made the 'Tudric' pewter range for Liberty's. This association ended in 1926. Source: The British Museum.

Archibald Knox Beauty & Modernity A Designer Ahead of His Time, The Archibald Knox Society, 2014, page 39 cat number 63.

Sold for £420


Auction: Fine Art Sale, 20th Nov, 2019

Our final Fine Art sale of 2019 was a wonderful sale with 640 lots of fine furniture, clocks, pictures, works of art, ceramics, jewellery, watches, silver and more. Highlights included the sale of an impressive 4.03ct diamond ring for £18,000, the sale of two 19th Century Chinese blue and white vases for £8,600 and £7,500, together with our typically very strong sales results for Northern and Contemporary Art. Browse our full list of hammer prices here. 


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