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Archibald Knox

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British Art Nouveau silversmith. Prolific designer for Liberty. Studied at Douglas School of Art with emphasis on Celtic ornament. In early 1890s worked for Scottish architect M.H. Baillie Scot. Began working on designs for Liberty & Co. 1897. In 1899 the firm produced its first "cymric" pieces in silver, many of which were designed by Knox. In 1900 Knox returned to Isle of Man, where he began submitting designs for the "tudric" line in pewter, produced at Liberty.