Lot 279: Rare English Tole Peinte Tray
December 3, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Rare English Tole Peinte Tray, c. 1860, depicting a Crimean war scene, inscribed "Sergeant Davies Defending the Colours", 13 1/2 in. x 16 1/2 in Note: This scene is after the January 27, 1855 Cassell's newspaper illustration depicting Sergeant Davies of the Grenadier Guards defending his regiment's colours against Russian infantry at the Battle of Inkerman.