Lot 1235: A French show-plate in the style of the Renaissance, circa 1860
October 25, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Fine, partially engraved and chased bronze cast with remains of gold plating. Boss with portrayal of two putti with a lyre. The centre with a frieze of several ancient gods and mythological figures. On the border mascarons and grotesques between scrolling leaves. At the top of the border a torn hole for hanging, at the bottom smaller double piercing. Diameter 52 cm. High quality historicist work after a model from the High Renaissance.
Condition Report: II - III