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copper biscuit box
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designed by Knox, Archibaldabout 1903

This plain copper version biscuit box was designed by Archibald Knox in around 1903. It is decorated with celtic style flowers and has a sponge set into the lid of the box. It was probably made as a prototype. A similar-shaped box, without a lid, was advertised in Liberty & Co's 'Yuletide Gifts in Tudric Pewter' catalgoue of 1900, as a 'fern pot' showing how designs might be easily be adapted for different purposes.

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Patinated copper, sponge set into the lid.

height: 120mm
width: 120mm

household object - copper biscuit box