Archibald Knox Diadem Comb for Liberty & Co

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Object Description

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.
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

Object History

Exhibited “Jewellery. materials craft art” at the National Museum Zurich.

Object Literature

Illustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, cat. no. 490

Object Condition

Very Good

Object Details

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+44 (0)7970 343 969

Dealer Location

London UK

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