Russian Enamel

Platter with an image of an angel

    Platter with an image of an angel

    France, Paris


    Tenisheva, Maria

    Bronze; champlevé enamel, patination

    Diameter 49.8 cm

    M.Tenisheva's monogram on the platter mirror: "МТ"


    Round deep platter with wide sideboard, on a low circular leg decorated with polychrome enamels in Neo-Russian style. The center of the plate features a stylized image of a flying angel with a scroll in his hand, announcing an event defined with dates 1892-1907. Angel's clothing ends with a whorl. The plate sideboard is decorated with quatrefoiled flowers and leaves. The enamels' colour scheme is based on combination of black, white, blue, violet, brown, light-yellow and shades of purple and green.