Helena Mary Ibbotson 'Crowning the Victor' an Impressive Enamelled Plaque in Silver Frame, circa 1924
Lot 11
Helena Mary Ibbotson 'Crowning the Victor' an Impressive Enamelled Plaque in Silver Frame, circa 1924
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,817) inc. premium

Lot Details
Helena Mary Ibbotson
'Crowning the Victor' an Impressive Enamelled Plaque in Silver Frame, circa 1924
depicting a medieval maiden crowing a knight knelt in front of her, she is flanked by two suited knights and a courtier with heraldic shields and banners to the background, in a silver frame with easel back
Plaque 19.8cm x 13.7cm, signed in enamel 'H.M Ibbotson', frame 23.5cm x 17.5cm, stamped Walker and Hall, Sheffield, 1924, paper label with artist and title to reverse

Footnotes

  • Helena Mary Ibbotson (1877-1962) trained at the Sheffield College of Art and played an active roll in the Sheffield Art schools throughout her life. In 1924 she became a Fellow of the Sheffield Artcrafts Guild. In 1928 she was regarded by one of her contemporaries, Joyce Himsworth, as "undoubtedly the best enameller in Sheffield". Examples of her work are housed in the Museum of Sheffield. For more information please see The work and legacy of the Sheffield Artcrafts Guild', Rachel Conroy, publ. Silver Studies 2008, pg. 47-52
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