Style of Jean II Pénicaud (active mid 16th century) A Limoges enamel plaque depicting Emperor Galba VII probably 19th century
Lot 108
Style of Jean II Pénicaud (active mid 16th century) A Limoges enamel plaque depicting Emperor Galba VII probably 19th century
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,474) inc. premium

Lot Details
Style of Jean II Pénicaud (active mid 16th century)
A Limoges enamel plaque depicting Emperor Galba VII
probably 19th century
the circular plaque depicting the Emperor in profile within a white border, inscribed SER GALBA VII, mounted in a 19th century ebony veneered moulded frame, the enamel 11.5cm diameter

Footnotes

  • Several renowned enamel workshops of the 16th and 17th centuries produced plaques based on Marcantonio Raimondi's engravings of Les Douze Césars,
    including those of Jean II Pénicaud and Pierre Courteys. For a discussion on these 16th century plaques and their likely attributions please see V. Notin La Recontre des Heros, Musee Municipal de L'eve che Limoges, 2002, Limoges, 166-177, and Bautier Le theme des douze Cesars dan les emaux peints de Limoges XVI, BSAHL, 64-195.

    For an enamel of similar design see Christie's, Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé, 23 February 2009, lot 519.
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