An Archibald Knox Cymric silver and enamel butter spade

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For sale is this incredible modern butter spade hallmarked for Liberty & Co, Birmingham, 1905.  The design undoubtedly by Archibald Knox with clean modernist lines and a classic triskelion blue green enamel to the finial.

This butter knife or spade is a good size and gauge measuring 16.5 cm long and weighing 54 grams. In excellent original condition with some slight rubbing to the marks. It’s just a perfect piece!

This is the only known example of this design which will appear in Dr Stephen Martin’s forthcoming third edition of his book “Archibald Knox”.

Maker: Liberty & Co

Designer: Archibald Knox (attributed)

Date : 1905

Marks: L & Co, Birmingham, date letter “f”

Material: Sterling silver, enamel

Condition: Excellent. Marks slightly rubbed but still clear

Size:  16.5 cm long

Weight : 54 grams,  1.9 oz

SKU: A1052 Category:

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Art nouveau, Arts and crafts