Silver & enamel hand mirror

Silver & enamel hand mirror

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Reference

2343

A sterling silver hand mirror with striking blue enamel back featuring an engine-turned radial decoration with a leaf and flower border running round the perimeter. Importantly, the enamel is in perfect condition as is the original bevelled mirror.

Vitreous enamel is a decorative, glass-like coating fused on to a metallic base, historically applied on gold, silver and copper. The earliest known enamelled objects were made in 13th century BC during the Mycenæan period.

Dimensions:

Width 275 mm / 11 14"
Diameter 140 mm / 5 12"
Year

1925

Place

Birmingham

Condition

Excellent

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