Arts & Crafts, Liberty & Knox

There is without doubt a huge variety of quite wonderful objects and artefacts designed and made by exponents of the Arts & Crafts movement, craftsmen who simply couldn't accept the new industrialisation and commercial expansion that spread so rapidly in the mid to late 1800's.  Their thinking was to take a different approach to both the design and the making of everything from fabrics to teaspoons, from jewellery to furniture and even architecture.  There was no particular overall style, more of a back to basics approach with some items very simply fashioned whilst others were sometimes richly detailed.  However, the influence of Art Nouveau is often seen in Arts & Crafts design. Liberty's has traditionally always been a great supporter of both movements, so much so that the term 'Liberty Style' is frequently heard when the Arts & Crafts movement is referred to.  We show at the bottom a few of our recently sold items.  You will find our selection of Arts & Crafts jewellery listed in our Jewellery category alongside items from from the Nouveau and Deco eras.  

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  • Fine quality English Arts & Crafts hammered copper mirror with a repoussé design of Oak leaves, acorns and twigs.  Shaped as an...
    Ref:12787 (Mirrors)
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    Date added:2016-04-06 14:59:05
    Price: £525.00
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  • Good Scottish Arts & Crafts octagonal brass mirror with a circular bevelled plate and the original hanging chain. Displaying a Celtic knot...
    Ref:12897 (Mirrors)
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    Date added:2016-02-19 08:48:41
    Price: £395.00
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  • This is a box that's full of character and a great example of the fascination dragons, sea serpents and other mythical creatures held for some of...
    Ref:12757 (Boxes)
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    Date added:2015-09-29 17:18:53
    Price: £290.00
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  • Unusual and attractive brass covered planter very much in the Art Nouveau taste. Raised off the ground and of a rectangular shape with pleasingly...
    Ref:12398
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    Date added:2015-09-29 07:55:36
    Price: £235.00
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  • Copper and wrought-iron stick and umbrella stand with drip tray. The iron frame has matching curved feet and handles with twist pattern uprights,...
    Ref:12326
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    Date added:2015-09-29 06:45:59
    Price: £360.00
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