Antique French Ormolu & Champleve Enamel Pin Tray

S/N:A1720

  • £750.00
  • €876 Euro
  • $1,026 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Antique French Ormolu & Champleve Enamel Pin Tray

REGENT ANTIQUES
A really beautiful French ormolu, champleve enamel and Sevres porcelain pin tray, Circa 1880 in date.

The ormolu and champleve border is set with a charming hand painted winged cherub on a bleu celeste ground with gilt highlights.

Add this beautiful pin tray to your collection.

Condition:
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.

Dimensions in cm:
Height 2 x Width 17 x Depth 9

Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 inch x Width 7 inches x Depth 3 inches

Champlevé, in the decorative arts, an enamelling technique or an object made by the champlevé process, which consists of cutting away troughs or cells in a metal plate and filling the depressions with pulverized vitreous enamel. The raised metal lines between the cutout areas form the design outline. Champlevé can be distinguished from the similar technique of cloisonné by a greater irregularity in the width of the metal lines. After the enamel has annealed and cooled, it is filed with a Carborundum stone file, smoothed with pumice stone, and polished.

Our reference: A1720

Dimensions: 

  • H: 2cm (0.79in)
  • W: 17cm (6.69in)
  • D: 9cm (3.54in)

Period: 

circa 1880

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