Staffordshire knife case

Knife-case painted with landscape views reserved on a white ground with scattered flowers and birds within flat gilt scrolls and lined with red velvet and silver braid.

Details

Medium:
Enamel
Dimensions:
26 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £31,000)
Acquired in:
1987
Vendor:
Sotheby's

It contains twelve silver mounted knives and forks, their enamel handles are also painted with flowers and scrolls. Stolen from the collection in 1996.

Provenance

Louis Rench.

Venue details

Bantock House Museum Finchfield Road, WOLVERHAMPTON West Midlands WV3 9LQ 01902 552195 www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk/bantock

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