• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5920

    Christie's Interiors

    15 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 185

    A VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATED COPPER REPOUSSE OVAL SHIELD

    BY ELKINGTON & CO., BIRMINGHAM, MODELLED AND CHASED BY LEONARD MOREL-LADEUIL, DATED 1866

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATED COPPER REPOUSSE OVAL SHIELD
    BY ELKINGTON & CO., BIRMINGHAM, MODELLED AND CHASED BY LEONARD MOREL-LADEUIL, DATED 1866
    DECORATED WITH SCENES FROM PARADISE LOST WITHIN AN EBONISED FRAME
    38 IN. (96.5 CM.) HIGH


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    THE ORIGINAL 'MILTON SHIELD' WAS MADE FOR THE THE 1867 PARIS EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE AND IS NOW IN THE COLLECTION OF THE VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM, LONDON.

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