Oval plaque, Ismael and Haggar (cracks)
Lot 144*
A Birmingham enamel plaque, circa 1760
Sold for £525 (US$ 878) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Birmingham enamel plaque, circa 1760
Of oval shape, brightly painted with Abraham dismissing Ishmael and Hagar, Sarah and Isaac observing the scene from the city walls in the background, in a plain gilt metal frame with suspension hoop, the plaque 14.5cm high excluding mount (restored and cracks on the reverse)

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  • Provenance: Mrs Nellie Ionides Collection, number 1118. Sir William Mullens Collection, Christies 18 May 1988 Lot 50. The Mort and Moira Lesser Collection. This well-known plaque is illustrated by Therle and Bernard Hughes, English painted Enamels (1951), p 96, pl 56. The image derives from a painting by Giuseppe Zocchi engraved by Joseph Wagner
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