A very fine gold-mounted Birmingham enamel plaque Circa 1760.
Lot 194
A very fine gold-mounted Birmingham enamel plaque Circa 1760.
Sold for £1,140 (US$ 1,916) inc. premium
Lot Details
A very fine gold-mounted Birmingham enamel plaque
Circa 1760.
Oval, finely painted with waterfowl, with a pair of swans and a duck on a pond edged with reeds, another duck in flight overhead, set in a gold frame with a suspension loop, 6.4cm high (small loss to rim)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Ionides Collection, sold Sotheby's 24th May, 1976, lot 39. The subject was taken directly from 'The Ladies' Amusement' (1760 and 1762), engraved by P. Benazech after a design by Charles Fenn.
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