Description

    A FRENCH ENAMEL ON COPPER TRIPTYCH
    Maker unknown, probably Limoges, France, circa 1850
    Unmarked
    11-3/4 x 20-5/8 inches (29.8 x 52.4 cm)
    58.2 ounces (gross)

    The enamel on copper triptych with central image of the Coronation of the Virgin Mary holding the infant Christ on a blue starred ground, two angels above with crown, angelic figures surround in adoration with two at lower edge holding banner: HEC. EST. ILLA. DEQVA. SAGARA. CANVNT. EVLOGIA. SOLE. AMIGTA. LVNAM. HABENS. SVB. PEDIBZ. STELIS. MERVIT. CORONARI. DVODENIS., left panel of kneeling king with Saint Peter standing, right panel with kneeling queen and standing behind a princess and lady in waiting, crowns with gold foil roundels set with cabochon stones, gilt wood frame, central frame with columns to either side, carved floral band above, floral band repeated on three sides of flanking frames.


    Condition Report*:

    central panel with loss of enamel to right lower corner exposing copper plate, some loss of gilt to frame exposing gesso

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