Pair of enamel on porcelain antique plaques by Lamy

£4,500

These beautiful enamelled porcelain plaques are unusual for their striking dark backgrounds, which creates focus on the figures' vibrant clothing.

 

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Description

The compositions depicting male and female figures dressed in brightly coloured costumes against dark landscape settings, with castles and trees to the background and black skies with clouds and birds

Each signed lower right 'Lamy', and with stickers to reverse for the fine art retailer 'A. MAYRHOFER & CO., 659 Hay St., Perth W.A.'

Female plaque height 29cm, width 20cm; male plaque height 29cm, width 19cm

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
c. 1880
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Figurative Art
Material
Enamel, Porcelain
Colour
Black, Gold, Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
29 cm / 11.4 inches
Width
20 cm / 7.9 inches

Reference:
003441

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