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ARCHIBALD KNOX 1864-1933
An Important Archibald Knox
Diadem Comb for Liberty & Co
Gold Plique-à-jour enamel Opal
H: 8 cm (3.15 in)  W: 9.5 cm (3.74 in)
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.
Literature: cf. Archibald Knox, Stephen A. Martin, 2001, p.260
Liberty Style, Victor Arwas, 1983
This is a metamorphic jewel being adjustable to both a diadem and a decorative comb.