18th Century enamel pieces

A group of 9 enamel pieces including 1) three teacaddies; 2) pair of candlesticks painted with sprigs of flowers; 3) pair of plaques painted with a vase of flowers and a butterfly; 4) a rectangular snuff box painted with sprigs of flowers - all probably Staffordshire (Bilston).


Details

Medium:
Enamel on copper
Dimensions:
Various
Acquired in:
2007
Presented by:
Donald Parker through The Art Fund

5) Oval snuff box painted with blue flowers probably from a London pottery.

Provenance

1) Ionides collection; T L Gardner, 1968; Donald Parker. 2) T L Gardner, 1968; Donald Parker. 3) Ionides collection; Sothebys, 1975; Donald Parker. 4) Christie's, 1983; Donald Parker. 5) Ionides collection; Sotheby's, 1980; Donald Parker.

Venue details

The Bowes Museum Newgate, BARNARD CASTLE County Durham DL12 8NP 01833 690606 www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.50)

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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