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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1898 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Alexander Fisher, born 1864 - died 1936 (made)

  • Museum number:

    965-1898

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Plaque of copper painted in translucent enamel colours, partly over silver foil and heightened with gold. Features a standing figure of the Virgin Mary, wearing a blue robe with girdle, and a paler blue mantle. Round her hover four doves, two of which are perching on her hands. At the four corners are the letter M A R Y, each within a circle.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1898 (made)

Artist/maker

Alexander Fisher, born 1864 - died 1936 (made)

Marks and inscriptions

Alexr. Fisher
Signed in gold

Dimensions

Height: 39.3 cm, Width: 30.6 cm

Descriptive line

Plaque, copper painted in enamel of the Virgin Mary, by Alexander Fisher, England, 1898.

Materials

Enamel; Copper

Categories

Enamels

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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