Silver & enamel hand mirror

Silver & enamel hand mirror

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Reference

5174

Gorgeous silver hand mirror with a bright and attractive yellow enamel back with a delicate engraved pattern fanning out from the centre and a scrolling leaf design around 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 240 mm / 9 1332"
Depth 130 mm / 5 332"
Year

1928

Place

Birmingham

Condition

Excellent

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