Pair of superb " Bois Durci"antique plaques after the designs of

Pair of superb
Superb antique pair of "Bois Durci" plaques after the designs of Both plaques in virtually mint condition. The left hand plaque having a semi draped nymph lying on her side by a harp with to her right two children playing musical instruments, one a flute or horn and the other a violin. The righ hand plaque has another semi draped nymph reading a book while she is played to by children on lute and cymbals. France circa 1860. 11 inches wide by 6.5 inches high ( 27.5 cm by 16.25 cm) "Bois Durci" ( invented and patented in France and England in 1854 by Francois Charles Lepage and is a mixture of sawdust and albumen).

Stock Number: 5093

Price: £1,300

Availability: In Stock

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