Box - ROM2010_11476_30

ROM2010_11476_30

Box

Maker: Designed by Archbald Knox (English, 1864-1933), made by W. H. Haseler & Co.
Medium:“Tudric” pewter
Geography: Birmingham, England for Liberty & Co., London
Date: Designed c.1900, made between 1904 and 1926
Dimensions:
12.1 x 12.6 x 12.6 cm
Object number: 989.315.43.1
Credit Line: The Bernard and Sylvia Ostry Collection. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
Not on view
DescriptionBy the 1890s Liberty’s was at the forefront of Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau taste. In Italy. Art Nouveau is often called Stile Liberty. In 1899, Liberty engaged the Birmingham metalworkers W.H. Haseler to produce the Cymric range of silver and jewellery, and in 1901 the Tudric range of pewter, most of which were created by Liberty’s principal designer Archibald Knox. Knox incorporated traditional Celtic interlace motifs, found on his native Isle of Man, into the highly successful designs he produced for Liberty.
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